With over 30 years of expertise in the commercial banking industry, Paul is an experienced financial services leader. He is a resourceful and dynamic leader with vast experience in managing high-profile portfolios and underwriting. Paul possesses significant commercial banking experience in credit analysis, cross-selling, and strategic partnerships. He is a focused individual who excels at defining market opportunities, working with associates to achieve shared goals, and accountability for results. As a collaborative team leader, Paul is continually focused on building relationships to produce highly effective teams, increasing productivity, and improving outcomes. He is an individual dedicated to self-reflection and personal improvement who consistently exceeds performance metrics.
Paul graduated from Howard University with a Bachelor of Science in Economics. Immediately following graduation, Paul went to work for Union Bank of California and graduated from their management training program. Over the past 30 years he has worked for some of the largest commercial banks in the country, including: Senior Vice President and Business Development Officer for Bank of America, and SVP and Commercial Banking Director for Citibank.
A California native, Paul has lived and raised a family in Pasadena. He has prioritized give back to the community and has served on the board of the Optimist Youth Home and Family Services and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Los Angeles.