Mario De Tomasi has over a decade of mortgage banking experience. He has founded companies in mortgage lending property appraisal management, insurance brokerage and property leasing. Prior to entering the mortgage industry, Mr. De Tomasi held executive positions at Clear Channel Communications, General Electric Capital and BWC Mortgage Services.
Mr. De Tomasi has sat on or currently sits on the board of several companies and non-profit organizations. Mario De Tomasi is a graduate of St. Mary’s College of California and when not working loves to be outdoors playing golf and spending time with family and friends.
Ted recently led a successful sale of a business unit from Banc of California. He grew a nascent business to over $6 billion in production yearly, with gross revenues in excess of $200 million per year. He managed approximately 1,000 people under his responsibility, while building and growing a highly profitable business, in a highly regulated industry at a highly regulated time. During his tenure, he helped Banc of California grow from $800 million in assets to over $11 billion at time of sale. Ted has worked at or owned multiple banks, mortgage banks, real estate firms, and asset managers of varying size. Ted possesses organizational management, accounting, economics, marketing and business development experience from the past.
Thedora Nickel has over 28 years of banking experience leading large scale domestic and international operations as well as client focused service teams. She most recently served as the Chief Admin Officer for Banc of California responsible for the strategic direction and management of enterprise, operational and administrative divisions including Deposit Operations, Loan Servicing, Treasury Management Services, Client Services, HR, Marketing and Operational Excellence. Nickel previously served in various leadership roles at Bank of America. In a career spanning more than 25 years, she served as SVP, Group Operations Exec where she directed and managed national research, resolution and reconcilement functions in support of the bank’s 5,200 bank centers, capture sites and cash vaults. Nickel is Six Sigma Green Belt Champion, Lean and Process Excellence certified. Nickel mentors MBA students at the University of California, Irvine and is a board member for The Whole Child in Whittier, California.
Angie Miranda is a career bank regulator with over 11 years’ experience regulating national and thrift institutions. Most recently, she was a National Bank Examiner with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) where she served as Examiner-in-Charge of large, complex, community banks, and participated in large and midsize bank examinations. Her specialty is asset quality and has vast knowledge of retail lending and commercial credit expertise. While at the OCC she served as a credit instructor and Training Team Leader teaching new pre-commissioned examiners. She began her regulator career at the Office of Thrift Supervision and is commissioned as both a National Bank Examiner and Federal Thrift Regulator. Miranda is a Southern California native and earned a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Southern California with a concentration in Corporate Finance.
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Jim has over 22 years of mortgage banking experience in Capital Markets and Secondary Marketing. Prior to running Capital Markets for Commerce, Jim held the same role at Banc of California, where he inherited a group and turned them into a functionally organized team that met or exceeded revenue targets consistently over a four year period. Prior to Banc of California, Jim was with OneWest Bank and IndyMac Bank, where he oversaw the interest rate risk management and disposition of multi-billion dollar mortgage pipelines. Jim is originally from Wyoming and earned a B.S in Business Administration. When not working, he enjoys being outdoors and spending time with his family.
Ms. Janet Hargreaves is a high-performance Information Technology (IT) executive leader with 18 years of professional experience building and directing dynamic information technology teams and solutions across the banking, mortgage, marketing, and financial service industries. Most recently, she was Senior Vice President of Information Systems at the Banc of California where she was responsible for leading the Information Systems division that included: Business Intelligence, Enterprise Data Warehouse, Application/Web Development, and IT Quality Control. Ms. Hargreaves is adept at delivering information technology/system solutions that provide excellent results and improve operational effectiveness and efficiency, while managing compliance and mitigating corporate risks.
Ms. Hargreaves earned a B.A. in Bus. Admin. - Management Information Systems (summa cum laude) from California State University Fullerton. She is a member of The Data Warehouse Institute and the Microsoft Business Intelligence User Group and also an active volunteer within her local community.
Mr. Mills serves as Head of Corporate Strategy for Commerce Home Mortgage. He focusing on leveraging Commerce’s core capabilities to expand Commerce’s reach to new markets and increase capital and product offerings. He has 15 years of commercial lending experience including 12-years of experience operating Community Development Financial Institutions in various senior management capacities. He most recently was a Director within Banc of California’s Institutional Banking Division and Corporate Strategy Group. Included in his role, he oversaw the Community Investment responsibilities of the bank’s public welfare investments. Mr. Mills serves as a Director for Skid Row Housing Trust. He attended the University of California, Irvine for undergraduate studies.