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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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Mag Wangsuwana

Mag Wangsuwana

EVP | Chief Financial 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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Curtis Birkmann

Curtis Birkmann

EVP | Chief Technology Officer

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Scott Hurtik

Scott Hurtik

EVP | Chief Information Officer

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Zina Robinson

Zina Robinson

EVP | Chief People Officer

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Commercial & Private Banking | North

Kevin Campbell

Kevin Campbell

EVP | Chief Banking Officer North

Kevin Campbell serves as Executive Vice President, Chief Banking Officer North and is based in El Segundo, California. In his role, he will oversee CalPrivate’s growth in Orange and Los Angeles Counties. Mr. Campbell joins CalPrivate Bank with more than 30 years of financial services industry experience.

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Neilson Ku

Neilson Ku

SVP | Market Manager – Beverly Hills

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Pete Cifelli

Pete Cifelli

SVP | Market President – Newport Beach

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Vincent Vanacore

Vincent Vanacore

SVP | Market Manager - South Bay

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Commercial & Private Banking | South

Paul P. Azzi

Paul P. Azzi

EVP | Chief Banking Officer South

Paul P. Azzi, brings over 25 years of San Diego relationship banking experience. He has been recognized as a top performing banker with experience in operations, lending, management, marketing and budgeting.

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Becky Mendoza

Becky Mendoza

SVP | Branch Manager - San Diego

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Berenice Zamaro

Berenice Zamaro

VP | Branch Manager – Coronado

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Chris Cieszko

Chris Cieszko

SVP | Senior Relationship Manager

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Nancy Ferreira Shaw

Nancy Ferreira Shaw

EVP | Private Banker

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Patrick Tropio

Patrick Tropio

SVP | Senior Relationship Manager

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Richard Rico

Richard Rico

VP | Branch Manager

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Tim Himstreet

Tim Himstreet

SVP | Director of Commercial Banking

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SBA Lending Experts

Steve Pollett

Steve Pollett

EVP | Chief SBA Officer

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Rob Pedersen

Rob Pedersen

SVP | SBA Divison Manager

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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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David Ellman

David Ellman

Director Emeritus

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David S. Engelman

David S. Engelman

Director Emeritus

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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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Larraine Segil

Larraine Segil

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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