Coast National Bank has a new executive vice president

San Luis Obispo-based Coast Bancorp has hired Paul Cable as executive vice president and chief financial officer of both Coast Bancorp and its wholly owned subsidiary, Coast National Bank. He will succeed former Chief Financial Officer Karan Pohl, who resigned in May.

Cable most recently served as finance executive with La Jolla-based Regents Bank, according to a news release. He has also worked as chief financial officer with various community banks in Southern California for more than 20 years. He has a bachelor's degree in business administration and history from California Lutheran College and a master's degree from National University.