Thomas McCullough

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Mr. McCullough is Executive Vice President – Administration for Commercial Bank of California.  In this role, he helps exceptional individuals build effective teams to accomplish extraordinary things for the Bank and its clients.

Mr. McCullough began his banking career in 1974, and since that time has served in a variety of positions in independent banks throughout Southern California.

Mr. McCullough has been active in banking industry organizations.  He is a past member of the board of the California Bankers Association, and is past chair of that association’s Regions Group.  He chaired the Professional Development Council of the American Bankers Association, served as chair of the board of directors of the Center for Financial Training, and is a past president of the California Chapter of the American Institute of Banking.  

Mr. McCullough has also been active in civic organizations.  He is a past president of the West Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce, as well as of the Westside Council of Chambers of Commerce.  He served as chair of the Westside Economic Collaborative, and is also a past president of the Rotary Club of Century City.  

Mr. McCullough received his B.A. degree in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania, and later earned his M.B.A. in Finance at UCLA.

A native of New Jersey, Mr. McCullough was born in New York City, and relocated to California in 1973.  Mr. McCullough and his wife Gilda reside in Los Angeles.


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Ash Patel
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Christopher Colella
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Neel Pinge
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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