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CalPrivate Bank

Directors & Leadership

Commitment Through

Leadership

Our mission to cultivate a premier banking experience by building enduring relationships with our Clients, team members, partners and the communities we serve, is driven by our inspired local leadership team.

We are relationship-oriented people, delivering solution-based customer service, and a Distinctly Different banking experience, to ensure we earn your trust every day. CalPrivate Bank is dedicated to our family of Clients, Shareholders, Team Members, Directors, Advisory Board, Management Team and Community Partners.

We take great pride in meeting the goals of our Clients, stakeholders and shareholders and remain focused on our core values; Relationships, Solutions and Trust.

Rick L. Sowers

Rick L. Sowers

President & CEO

Rick L. Sowers serves as President and CEO of CalPrivate Bank.  He is a Southern California native and 1995 graduate of UCSD. He applied his BS in Economics first with Accenture Consulting in Los Angeles then joining CAST Management Consultants, where he spent a decade…

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Paul P. Azzi

Paul P. Azzi

EVP | Chief Banking Officer

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Curtis Birkmann

Curtis Birkmann

EVP | Chief Technology Officer

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Scott Hurtik

Scott Hurtik

EVP | Chief Information Officer

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Karen Lister

Karen Lister

EVP / Chief Administrative Officer

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Bob Llorens

Bob Llorens

EVP | Chief Credit Officer

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Zina Robinson

Zina Robinson

EVP | Chief People Officer

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Cory Stewart

Cory Stewart

EVP | Chief Financial Officer

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Steve Pollett

Steve Pollett

EVP | Chief SBA Officer

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Commercial & Private Banking

Kevin Campbell

Kevin Campbell

EVP | Director of Specialty Banking

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Becky Mendoza

Becky Mendoza

SVP | Market Manager - San Diego

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Pete Cifelli

Pete Cifelli

SVP | Market President – Newport Beach

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Neilson Ku

Neilson Ku

SVP | Market Manager – Beverly Hills

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Sean Puckett

Sean Puckett

SVP | Director of Commercial Banking

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Vincent Vanacore

Vincent Vanacore

SVP | Market Manager - South Bay

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SBA Lending Experts

Meet Our SBA Lending Experts
With PB Capital

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Selwyn Isakow

Selwyn Isakow

Chairman of the Board

Mr. Isakow is a resident of La Jolla, California. He is the Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Oxford Investment Group, Inc. a private equity, real estate and venture investment firm which has built over 80 manufacturing, financial services and niche distribution companies in 17 countries since 1985.

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Brett Lawrence

Brett Lawrence

Director

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Ernest Rady

Ernest Rady

Director

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James R. Parks

James R. Parks

Director

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Keith B. Jones

Keith B. Jones

Director

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Leda Csanka

Leda Csanka

Director

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Leon Kassel

Leon Kassel

Director

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Richard Smith

Richard Smith

Director

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Rick L. Sowers

Rick L. Sowers

President & CEO

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SiSi Pouraghabagher

SiSi Pouraghabagher

Director

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Thomas V. Wornham

Thomas V. Wornham

Director

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Director Emeritus

David Ellman

David Ellman

Director Emeritus

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David S. Engelman

David S. Engelman

Director Emeritus

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