Allan W. Arendsee / A. W. Arendsee Real Estate / Chairman of the Board
Mr. Arendsee is the President of Brandy Investments, which owns and operates several thousand apartment units in the Dallas and Fort Worth area, and is Chairman of WAK Management, a property management firm. Mr. Arendsee also serves as a director of Plasticard, a plastic key card and gift card manufacturer. He is a real estate investor and former real estate broker. Mr. Arendsee was one of the founding directors of Southwest Community Bank and served on the Board of Directors of Placer Sierra Bancshares, a $2.5 billion bank holding company based in Sacramento, CA, until the sale of that company to Wells Fargo in 2007.
Richard M. Sanborn, President and CEO
Mr. Sanborn joined the bank in October of 2007 and has served as a Director, President and Chief Executive Officer since that time. He is a 27+ year veteran of the banking industry where he has held executive level positions in several institutions ranging from $65 million to $5.1 billion in size. He has extensive experience in all facets of banking from lending, to operations, to strategic planning, to mergers and acquisitions. Prior to joining Seacoast Commerce Bank, Mr. Sanborn was the Executive Vice President and Chief Banking Officer for Pacific Western Bank, a $5.1 billion San Diego headquartered bank. Mr. Sanborn also serves as Chairman of the Community Depository Institution Advisory Council (CDIAC), an advisory council for the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. He holds an Associates Degree in Computer Science and Bachelors Degree in Accounting from Bentley College in Waltham, Massachusetts, and Masters in Business Administration from California Pacific University in San Diego, CA.
David H. Bartram, Senior Executive Vice President/Chief Operating Officer and SBA Division Manager
Mr. Bartram joined the bank in July of 2009 and has served as the Executive Vice President, SBA Division Manager, was appointed a Director of the bank in February of 2010, and was promoted to Chief Operating Officer in February of 2013. He has over 34 years of banking experience specific to Small Business Administration ("SBA") lending and management. In 1984 he joined Bank of Commerce where he became the Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and a Director. Over the next 15 years, Bank of Commerce became one of the leading SBA Bank lenders nationally. In 1999 Bank of Commerce was acquired by U.S. Bank and Mr. Bartram became President of the SBA Division, managing all aspects of SBA lending across the U.S. Bank's national footprint. U.S. Bank became a perennial SBA loan provider, ranking in the top 3 nationally of all SBA lenders. Mr. Bartram has been involved in the National Association of Government Guaranteed Lenders ("NAGGL") since 1988 and was Chairman of the Board from 2006-2008. He also served as Vice Chairman of Government Relations and Technical Issues Committees. In 2017, he was awarded NAGGL's most prestigious honor of the Lifetime Distinguished Service Award. He is a graduate of San Diego State University and Pacific Coast School of Banking at the University of Washington.
Lisa M. Betyar / Lindsay & Brownell, LLP
Ms. Betyar is a partner with the firm Lindsay & Brownell, LLP, Certified Public Accountants, which is a tax consulting and compliance practice founded in 1992. Prior to Lindsay & Brownell, Ms. Betyar was a Tax Consultant with Deloitte & Touché. Ms. Betyar received both her Bachelor's in Accounting and Master's in Taxation from the University of San Diego. Lisa donates her time and expertise by being involved in multiple organizations throughout San Diego County. For many years, Lisa has donated her time to the St. Germaine's Children's Charity, she is a member of the Children's Hospital Trusts and Estate Committee and she also serves as the CFO for Las Patronas, a charitable organization in La Jolla. Currently Lisa is the chair of the San Diego Yacht Club Finance. Additionally, Lisa is a member of the board of directors for the Walden Family Services Organization.
Robert DePhilippis / Bobby D. Enterprises, Inc., Filippis Pizza Grotto
Mr. DePhilippis was an organizer of Seacoast Commerce Bank and has served as a Director since the Bank was approved. He is the sole owner and President of Bobby D. Enterprises, Inc., which has been doing business as Filippis Pizza Grotto in Escondido, CA since 1972. The DePhilippis family started the business in 1950 and now has 12 locations in San Diego County and one in Temecula, Norco and Napa, CA. Mr. DePhilippis is also the owner and President of D&D Restaurants Inc., which owns and operates three Filippis Pizza Grottos located in Santee, Poway and Jamul, CA.
Dr. Irving (Bud) Feldkamp / Hospitality Dental
Dr. Irving "Bud" Feldkamp is the owner and founder of Hospitality Dental, a full-service dental practice specializing in a broad range of dental services throughout 7 locations in California. After graduating from the Loma Linda University School of Dentistry in 1971, Bud also pursued his passion for off-road racing and motorcycles, which ultimately lead him to own and operate Glen Helen Raceway, Inc. located in San Bernardino, CA. In recognition of his significant racing accomplishments (2-Time Baja 1000 and 3-Time Baja 500 Overall Winner), he was inducted into the Off-Road Motorsports Hall of Fame in 2016. In addition, Dr. Feldkamp is founder and president of Pargold LLP, a real estate company with commercial/medical office holdings of over 200,000 square feet in addition to several land development projects throughout Southern California.
Richard S. Levenson / Western Financial Corporation
Mr. Levenson is the President, CEO and CIO of Western Financial Corporation, an investment banking, brokerage and registered investment advisory firm headquartered in San Diego, CA. The firm provides various wealth management services as well as specializes in working with community-based financial institutions by providing stock trading, capital offerings, mergers and acquisitions and strategic planning. In addition, he is currently a Director with Pacific Commerce Bank in Los Angeles, CA and has previously served as a Director of Cuyamaca Bank, NA, in Santee, CA and Palomar Community Bank in Escondido, CA. Mr. Levenson holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology from Pitzer College, Claremont, CA and a Masters in Business Administration from Thunderbird School of Global Management in Glendale, AZ.
Timothy K. O'Connor / La Mesa RV
Mr. O'Connor is the Chief Financial Officer of La Mesa RV Center, Inc. and its related entities, one of the largest recreational vehicle dealership groups in the world, with locations in California, Arizona, New Mexico and Florida. Mr. O'Connor was an organizer of Capital Bank, headquartered in San Juan Capistrano, where he served as a member of the Board of Directors since the Bank's approval. He chaired the Audit and ALCO Committees while also serving on both the Compensation and Executive Committees. He previously was the President of Inns of America, a hotel development and management company. Mr. O'Connor holds a Bachelor's of Business Administration degree from the University of Notre Dame.
Dr. B. Ted Field Bio:
Dr. Field is a retired Orthopedic Surgeon who specialized in Adult Spinal Surgery. He was in private practice in Anaheim, California since 1986. He also acted as a Spinal Surgery Second Opinion Consultant and Qualified Medical Examiner for the worker's compensation system in the State of California. He was a Member of the Orange County Medical Society, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, California Orthopedic Association and North American Society of Spinal Surgeons. He was also the Medical Director for MedReview, a medical utilization review company, specializing in third-party administration of insurance services for many Southern California municipalities. He was qualified and Board certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons. Dr. Field received his Associate of Science degree from Southeastern Illinois College, his Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology from Southern Illinois University, his Doctor of Medicine degree from University of Illinois Medical School and completed his orthopedic residency at Northwestern University in Chicago, IL. Dr. Field is the past Chairman of Capital Bank which Seacoast Commerce Banc Holdings acquired in October of 2017.