Board of Directors
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 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 20+ year veteran of the banking industry where he has held executive level positions in several institutions ranging from $75 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. 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, 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 28+ 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 2004, he was awarded NAGGL's most prestigious honor of the 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, and serves on several non-profit Boards of Directors including the Coastal Community Foundation, St. Germaine's Auxiliary, and Children's Hospital Trusts and Estate Committee.
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 ten locations in San Diego County and one in Temecula, CA. Mr. DePhilippis is also the owner and President of D&D Restaurants Inc., which owns and operates two Filippis Pizza Grottos located in Poway and Jamul, CA.
Dr. Irving (Bud) Feldkamp / Hospitality Dental
Dr. Irving "Bud" Feldkamp is the owner of Hospitality Dental, a family-oriented full service dental practice that specializes in a broad range of dental services, including dentistry for children, cosmetic, orthodontia, and general dentistry. Hospitality Dental has eight locations throughout the Inland Empire and Las Vegas, Nevada. Dr. Feldkamp also owns Glen Helen Raceway in San Bernardino, the preeminent off-road motocross raceway in Southern California.
Richard S. Levenson / Western Financial Corporation
Mr. Levenson is the President of Western Financial Corporation, an investment banking and brokerage firm headquartered in San Diego, CA that specializes in assisting community-based financials with stock trading, capital offerings, mergers and acquisitions, strategic planning and brokerage services. In addition, he is currently a Director with Pacific Commerce Bank in Los Angeles, CA and a Director with the Grossmont Hospital Foundation.