Board of Directors

Gary DunnGary Dunn - CCDFI Board of Directors Member
Chairman – Clearinghouse CDFI Board of Directors

Board member since 2011
Banc of California – Retiree

 

Mr. Dunn has extensive banking experience in the financial services industry. Currently retired, he serves as a Community Development Consultant.  Mr. Dunn serves on the boards and committees of several organizations: Mary Erickson Community Housing (Chairman of the Board), Small Business Financial Development Corporation of Orange County (Chairman of the Board), and The Capital Corps (Advisory Board member).  Mr. Dunn is very passionate about giving back to the community.
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Alva Diaz - CCDFI Board of Directors MemberAlva Diaz
Member – Clearinghouse CDFI Board of Directors
Board member since 2008
Wells Fargo – SVP, Community Lending and Investing, Credit Risk

 

Ms. Diaz has over 20 years of commercial banking experience, which includes expertise in NMTC’s, LIHTC’s, Private Equity Funds, and Equity Equivalent Investments.


Brian Riley - CCDFI Board of Directors Member

Brian Riley
Member – Clearinghouse CDFI Board of Directors
Board member since 2018
Foothills Bank – President & CEO

 

Mr. Riley is the President and CEO of Foothills Bank, the Arizona division of Glacier Bank. Mr. Riley was previously the President and CEO of State Bank of Arizona until it merged with Foothills Bank in February 2020. Mr. Riley has a BS in Finance from California State Polytechnic University in Pomona, an MBA from Calfornia Baptist University, and is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership.
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Chris Walsh - CCDFI Board of Directors Member

Chris Walsh
Member – Clearinghouse CDFI Board of Directors
Board member since 2011
Partners Bank of California – President & CEO

 

Mr. Walsh is a 37-year veteran in the banking industry. He joined as President of Partners Bank of California in 2018. Mr. Walsh also founded Blue Gate Bank in 2016, and previously served as President/CEO of Sunwest Bank. Under his leadership, Sunwest Bank more than tripled in asset size. He has also contributed many volunteer hours to charitable organizations. Mr. Walsh graduated from the University of California Santa Barbara with a Bachelor’s degree in Economics.
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Claudia Lima - CCDFI Board of Directors Member

Claudia Lima
Member – Clearinghouse CDFI Board of Directors
Board member since 2018
CIT Bank, N.A. – Director of Community Dev. Lending & Investment

 

Ms. Lima is responsible for CIT OneWest Bank initiatives in Southern California for community development lending and investing. Ms. Lima has extensive background in community and economic development finance, including LIHTC, New Markets Tax Credits (NMTC), tax-exempt bond financing and municipal soft subsidies. She holds a B.S. degree in Business Administration from the USC Marshall School of Business, her M.S. degree in CED from Southern New Hampshire University.
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Dave Levy - CCDFI Board of Directors MemberDavid Levy
Secretary – Clearinghouse CDFI Board of Directors
Board member since 1998
Fair Housing Council of Orange County – Retiree

 

Mr. Levy has over 20 years experience in promoting affordable and accessible housing opportunity. He is also a founding Board Member and liaison with AHC and the NMTC Advisory Boards.


Gregory C. Scott - CCDFI Board of Directors Member

Gregory C. Scott
Member – Clearinghouse CDFI Board of Directors
Board member since 2022
Community Action Partnership of OC – President/CEO

 

Mr. Scott serves as the President & CEO of CAP OC, a leading national network championing the war on poverty, racial and economic equity, strengthening families, education and youth development, financial stability, and community and economic development. He is an accomplished agent of change, transformational leader, social entrepreneur, executive coach, speaker, and thought leader with over 20 years of experience in philanthropy and community development.
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Glen Pacheco - CCDFI Board of Directors MemberGlen Pacheco
Member – Clearinghouse CDFI Board of Directors
Board member since 2000
Currently Retired

 

Mr. Pacheco is a seasoned commercial banker with over 40 years experience in positions with Wells Fargo Bank, Sumitomo, California National Bank, ProAmerica and most recently with First Choice Bank. Mr. Pacheco also serves on the Board of Directors (Treasurer) of Special Services for Groups. Mr. Pacheco has been an active Clearinghouse CDFI Board Member since 2000 and also serves on the Loan and Asset Review Committees.
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Kandy Hung - CCDFI Board of Directors Member

Kandy Hung
Member – Clearinghouse CDFI Board of Directors
Board member since 2022
East West Bank – Managing Director, Syndications

 

Ms. Hung leads efforts to syndicate debt transactions for commercial banking teams at East West Bank. She has extensive experience in asset-based financing, lender financing, sponsor financing, fund financing, and CRE financing. Ms Hung. received a M.B.A. from USC Marshall School of Business and a B.A from UCI Paul Merage School of Business.
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Kelvin James - CCDFI Board of Directors Member

Kelvin James
Member – Clearinghouse CDFI Board of Directors
Board member since 2017
Manufacturer’s Bank – Senior Vice President & CRA Officer

 

Mr. James has over 20 years of experience providing guidance, direction and growth in community development activities across multiple states in the United States. As SVP & CRA Officer for Manufacturer’s Bank, Mr. James manages all CRA-related activities, internal audit reviews, and external regulatory examinations. He provides subject matter expertise for laws and guidance related to the CRA.
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Lindsay Lawrence - CCDFI Board of Directors Member

Lindsay Lawrence
Member – Clearinghouse CDFI Board of Directors
Board member since 2022
First Foundation Bank – Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer

 

Ms. Lawrence brings over 17 years of experience in banking. As Chief Operating Officer of First Foundation Bank where she is responsible for overseeing all deposit, treasury management payments, and operational activities for the bank as well as designing and implementing service delivery frameworks for the company. She manages the enterprise delivery, business intelligence, and systems architect teams. Ms. Lawrence earned her Bachelor’s degree in Communications from Northwestern University and Master’s degree in Business Administration from University of California, Irvine.
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Lisa Dancsok - CCDFI Board of Directors Member

Lisa Dancsok
Member – Clearinghouse CDFI Board of Directors
Board member since 2018
Arizona Community Foundation – Chief Brand & Impact Officer

 

Ms. Dancsok was named Chief Brand & Impact Officer for the Arizona Community Foundation in May 2017. In her role as a member of the executive management team, Ms. Dancsok leads ACF’s strategic initiatives, overseeing all aspects of marketing and communications. She holds an executive master’s of business administration and a bachelor’s degree in advertising, both from Michigan State University.
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Pat Neal - CCDFI Board of Directors MemberPatricia Neal
Member – Clearinghouse CDFI Board of Directors
Board member since 2005
Neal Estate, Inc. – President

 

Ms. Neal is an active leader in housing issues and recently served as Deputy Secretary for Housing in the Business, Transportation and Housing Agency.
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Robert McAuslan - CCDFI Board of Directors Member

Robert McAuslan
Member – Clearinghouse CDFI Board of Directors
Board member since 2018
Western Alliance Bancorporation – EVP, Chief Credit Officer

 

Mr. McAuslan has over 25 years of experience in senior credit administration positions. Prior to joining Western Alliance, he was Senior Credit Executive for western U.S. markets with Mutual of Omaha Bank. He also served as Executive Vice President/Senior Credit Officer for western U.S. markets for BBVA/Compass Bank. Mr. McAuslan began his banking career at Citibank, where he spent 16 years.
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Sherrie Scott - CCDFI Board of Directors Member

Sherri Scott
Member – Clearinghouse CDFI Board of Directors
Board member since 2022
Pacific Premier Bank – Senior EVP, Director of ESG & Corporate Responsibility

Ms. Scott has over 35 years of experience in the banking industry and extensive knowledge in building CRA programs that provide long-term benefits, address disparities and support economic inclusion. In her current role she is also responsible for leading and directing the Bank’s Environmental, Social, and Corporate Governance (ESG) strategic initiatives. Ms. Scott holds a B.S. in Kinesiology from University of California, Los Angeles.
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