Mr. Isakow is the founder of CalPrivate Bank. He is Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Oxford Investment Group, Inc. a private investment, real estate and venture firm which acquired and built over 80 manufacturing, financial services and niche distribution companies in 17 countries and now operates as a family office.
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Mr. Isakow was the Founder and Chairman of Bloomfield Hills Bancorporation, a Michigan-based holding company for The Private Bank with three private banking operations, a Wealth Management Group and a Mortgage division. Previously, Mr. Isakow served as Executive Vice President of Comerica, Inc. a large regional bank, as a Principal of Booz Allen & Hamilton, management consultants, where he was a member of the Worldwide Strategic Management Group and headed the Financial Service Industry practice for Western U.S., as Audit Manager at a public accounting firm and as an Officer in the South African Air Force.
Mr. Isakow has served as Chairman or Board Member of several NYSE companies, numerous private companies, healthcare and non-profit organizations. He is the Immediate Past-Chairman of City of Hope, a leading national Comprehensive Cancer Center. Other non-profits he has founded include the Kindness Initiative and Hebrew Free Loan of San Diego to address poverty in the community.
Mr. Isakow has received various civic and business honors and awards including E&Y Entrepreneur of the Year. He obtained an MBA with distinction from Wharton Business School and his Bachelor of Commerce, Certificate in Accounting and Bachelor of Accounting degrees from University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant.