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Management Team

Our Management Team Has a Wealth of Experience and is Committed to Delivering the Best Service Possible.

  • Seasoned banker with over 35 years of commercial banking experience
        − Senior EVP and Chief Banking Officer of Pacific Premier Bank
        − Founding Director, Vice Chairman and Chief Lending Officer of Security
  • Bank of California and Director/President of Security California Bancorp
  • 26-year accounting and finance career.
  • CFO for Bank of Santa Clarita
  • CFO of Southern California based EH National Bank.
  • Public company experience.
  • Over 20 Years of diverse banking experience with a focus on taking care of business owners.
  • Executive for Pacific Premier Bank
  • Managing Director for Opus Bank
  • Senior Leader for First Citizens Bank
  • Sales Development Consultant for Wells Fargo Bank
  • Nearly two decades as a financial institutions lawyer representing community banks and their holding companies in the areas of operations, regulatory, compliance, corporate securities and M&A.
  • EVP, Chief Legal and Administrative Officer of Southern California Bancorp / Bank of Southern California
  • EVP, General Counsel of First Choice Bancorp / First Choice Bank
  • Former Director, CBB Bancorp / Commonwealth Business Bank 
  • 35 years commercial banking experience in credit, portfolio management and commercial banking relationship management roles, primarily in Southern California
  • Regional Credit Manager for City National Bank
  • Director of Risk Management and Senior Credit Officer at Union Federal Bank
  • Head of Commercial Credit Administration at Equibank
  • 15-year banking career
  • 1st VP - Regional Director Wells Fargo Advisors
  • VP Private Banker, Morgan Stanley

  • 25 years of commercial experience – focused on risk and operations.
  • Former VP, Branch Administrator and BSA Manager of Partners Bank of California
  • Former AVP, Risk Analyst of Plaza Bank