Hovde is the owner and CEO of a $2.8 billion California bank based in Orange County, California. Hovde also owns a $7 million Laguna Beach mansion and spends lots of time enjoying his luxurious life in Southern California, including as recently as the day the NRSC announced he will run for Senate. Hovde has been such a big part of the Orange County, California community that he was named one of the most influential people in Orange County three years in a row.
Hovde: “My main business is banking. I own a bank.”