Leadership

Our Leadership Approach

We are devoted to a conscious leadership model that embraces inspiration over motivation. We believe the most successful companies have cohesive values throughout the entire team and rely on transparency and alignment of culture. Our leadership team is committed to building an institution to which all stakeholders—employees, clients, executive management, investors and the community—are proud to be a part.

Executive Management Team

Ash Patel
Ash Patel
President and Chairman
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Christopher Colella
Executive Vice President, Chief Credit Officer
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Neel Pinge
EVP, Chief Risk Officer
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Jay Jannise
Executive Vice President, Chief Information Technology Officer
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Thomas McCullough
EVP, Executive Administration
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Houri Vartanian Simon
Executive Vice President, Payments Solutions
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Scott Schneider
EVP, Chief Information Security Officer
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Kitty Payne
EVP, Chief Financial Officer

Leadership Team

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Viren Patel
SVP, Regional Manager - Irvine Office
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Joseph Gonzales
SVP, Client Experience Officer
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David Weiss
SVP, Regional Manager - Fairfax Regional Office
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Patty McAdams
SVP, Regional Manager - Costa Mesa Regional Office
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Rick Mateus
SVP, Regional Manager - Santa Monica Regional Office
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Justin Moon
SVP, Manager SBA Division
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Jason DiLuigi
SVP, Regional Manager - Anaheim Regional Office
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Vince Lombardo
Vice President, Payments Solutions
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Nikki Patel
SVP, Deputy Chief Credit Officer
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Bill Bowman
SVP, Real Estate Credit Administrator