BOARD OF DIRECTORS

CORPORATE OFFICES MEMBERS COMPANY/POSITION

San Francisco office building

One Montgomery Street
Suite 2300
San Francisco, CA 94104

Bruce H. Cabral
Union Bank
Former SEVP and Chief Credit Officer
Paula R. Collins
WDG Ventures
CEO  
Stephen G. Heitel
Presidio Bank
President & CEO
Robert B. Leet
 
Business Consultant
Stephen D. Mayer
 
SD Mayer & Associates
Founder
Gregory J. Moss
Cassidy Turley BT Commercial
Managing Partner Western Region
Steven H. Oliver
Oliver & Company
President
Marina H. Park  
Girl Scouts of Northern California
Chief Executive Officer
Robert T. Perry-Smith
Perry-Smith Foundation
Chairman
James R. Woolwine
Presidio Bank
Chairman



 

 

James R. Woolwine, Chairman of the Board

James R. Woolwine

Chairman of the Board
Presidio Bank

Since Presidio Bank’s founding in 2006 Mr. Woolwine has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors. Mr. Woolwine has over 40 years of experience in banking with a focus on corporate and private banking services in Chicago, Boston, Los Angeles and San Francisco. He is the former Chairman of Golden Gate Bank in San Francisco, where he was a member of the group that acquired the bank in 1984 and became President of the bank in 1985. Golden Gate Bank became a subsidiary of Greater Bay Bancorp, a $7 billion Bay Area bank holding company, which was subsequently sold to Wells Fargo. Prior to this he headed Bank of California's Northern California Banking Division from 1979 to 1984. Previously, he worked for First Chicago from 1972 to 1979, where his last position held was that of Senior Vice President and head of the Los Angeles Regional Office.

Mr. Woolwine has served as past Chairman of the Board for the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce and served on the Boards of Delta Dental of California, Saint Francis Memorial Hospital, the San Francisco Boys and Girls Club, the Senior Olympic Games, the Bay Area Sports Organizing Committee and the Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame. He currently serves on the Board of Western Independent Bankers, the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl and sits on the Board of Regents of the Hanna Boys Center.

Mr. Woolwine obtained his B.A. from the University of Notre Dame and his M.B.A. in Finance from the University of Chicago.

                                 

Robert T. Perry-Smith

Chairman
Perry-Smith Foundation

Mr. Perry-Smith retired from public practice as a CPA in 2013, after a 40 year career at both the National level as a Partner, and then as the founder and CEO of Perry-Smith LLP.  In 2011 the Firm was acquired by a National Accounting Firm after serving the Western United States for 28 years and becoming one the most successful Regional Firms in California.

Throughout his career in public practice, Mr. Perry-Smith was widely regarded as a leading provider of professional services to the Banking Industry.  Those services focused on annual audits and regulatory compliance, the evaluation of alternative capital structures and participation in numerous merger transactions.  He is a frequent speaker at Banking Industry conferences and Trade Association meetings.

Mr. Perry-Smith is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the California Society of CPA’s.  He holds a B.S. Degree in Accounting from California State University, Sacramento.

Bruce H. Cabral, Retired Banking Executive

Bruce H. Cabral 

Retired Banking Executive

Former Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Credit Officer of Union Bank. During his 32 year career at Union Bank,he held various positions in commercial and real estate lending gaining valuable banking experience.

Bruce received a Bachelor´s degree in Economics from Stanford Univerity and completed the Stanford Executive Program.

Paula R. Collins

Founder & CEO
WDG Ventures, Inc.

Ms. Collins is the Chief Executive Officer of WDG Ventures Inc, and President of Portfolio Real Estate Consulting, real estate development consulting firms formed in 1988 and 2003 respectively.  Ms. Collins was recently appointed by the President of the United States to the Presidio Trust Board of Directors. She serves as a Director of the national board of the American Automobile Association.  She has held numerous civic and community leadership positions as a member of the Bay Area business community.

Ms. Collins holds a B.A. with honors from Mount Holyoke College, and a Master of City Planning degree from M.I.T.

Michael A. Covarrubias

Chairman & CEO
TMG Partners

Mr. Covarrubias is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of TMG Partners, a real estate development firm 
headquartered in San Francisco.  Prior to joining TMG in 1988, Mr. Covarrubias had a 17 year career with Union Bank, including serving as Manager of their Silicon Valley Regional Real Estate Center.

Mr. Covarrubias holds a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from the University of San Francisco.

Stephen G. Heitel

President & CEO
Presidio Bank

Mr. Heitel has over three decades of commercial banking experience. Prior to joining Presidio Bank, he served as 
President and CEO of Mid Peninsula Bank (Palo Alto), the $1 billion flagship of Greater Bay Bancorp. He also previously served as President and CEO of San Jose National Bank and as Executive Vice President of Cupertino National Bank, also part of Greater Bay. Previous experience includes executive roles with Bank of America, heading that bank's Bay Area commercial banking activities, focusing on middle-market businesses and their credit, deposits, treasury management, investment banking and trade finance needs.

Mr. Heitel is a graduate of the University of San Francisco, with a degree in Finance. Previously he has served on the 
boards of the San Jose and Oakland Chambers of Commerce, the board of the YMCA of the Santa Clara Valley and a variety of other civic and non-profit organizations.

Robert B. Leet, Retired Banking Executive

Robert B. Leet

Retired Banking Executive

Mr. Leet is currently self-employed as a business consultant in the Bay Area.  Previously, Mr. Leet had a 45 year banking career which included serving as Executive Vice President, Senior Lending Officer, and Chair of the Loan Committee at The Mechanics Bank.  Prior to joining The Mechanics Bank, Mr. Leet's career included a variety of managerial roles with Wells Fargo Bank over a 17 year period, serving as President & Chief Executive Officer of Commercial Bank of San Francisco, and President & Chief Executive Officer of California National Bank.

Mr. Leet is a veteran of the U.S. Navy and holds a B.A. in Political Science from UC Berkeley.

Stephen D. Mayer, Founder & Managing Partner Burr, Piler & Mayer

Stephen D. Mayer

Founder
SD Mayer & Associates

Mr. Mayer is Founder and Managing Partner of SD Mayer & Associates, LLP (SDM) an accounting, consulting and wealth management firm with offices in San Francisco and San Mateo.SDM offers many of the same services found in other CPA firms( accounting, assurance, tax, consulting), but using a new proprietary technology platform and a business operating model that creates a more seamless proactive approach to helping their clients achieve their business and financial goals.

Prior to that in 1986, Mr Mayer founded Burr Pilger Mayer (BPM)  the largest non-Big 4 full service accounting firm in the San Francisco Bay Area with six offices and 400 employees.  He served as BPM's CEO and Managing Partner for 26 years.

Mr. Mayer sits on the Boards of the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce, Bay Area Council, San Francisco Center for Economic Development,  Riordan High School, and the San Francisco School Alliance Advisory Council.

Mr. Mayer is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the California Society of CPA's  and holds a B.S. in Business Administration and an M.B.A. from UC Berkeley.

He is also a graduate of Leadership San Francisco. Steve is a man of many traditions and annual events, including 37 consecutive years backpacking with friends, 37 of 40 CAL vs. Stanford Big Games, and 37 consecutive Giant’s Openers.

Gregory J. Moss, Managing Partner North Bay of NAI BT Commercial

Gregory J. Moss

Managing Partner Western Region
Cassidy Turley BT Commercial

Mr. Moss is the Managing Partner, San Francisco & North Bay of Cassidy Turley/ BT Commercial.  Prior to joining the 
predecessor company, NAI BT Commercial, in 2001, Mr. Moss was a Senior Officer at Jones Lang LaSalle and also worked extensively with institutional portfolios in the areas of project leasing, tenant representations, acquisitions, dispositions and property management.  

Mr. Moss holds a Bachelors degree in Business Administration from the University of Southern California.

Stephen H. Oliver, President Oliver & Company

Steven H. Oliver 

President
Oliver & Company

In addition to over 40 years of experience as a general contractor, Steve has extensive background in the arts. Most 
notably, he was Chairman of SFMOMA and served on the Board of Trustees for the Smithsonian. He received his Bachelor's degree from U.C. Berkeley.

Marina H. Park  

Chief Executive Officer
Girl Scouts of Northern California

Prior to the Girl Scouts, Marina was the Managing Partner of an international law firm and gained over 20 years of broad 
legal experience as an attorney specializing in technology transactions, intellectual property, licensing and litigation for emerging growth and established companies.

She received a Bachelor of Arts degree (with honors) from U.C. Berkeley and law degree from University of Michigan. In 2006, 2008, 2009 and 2010, the San Francisco Business Times recognized Marina with the Most Influential Women in Business Award.