Making a difference

One job... One small business... One community at a time

Board Executive Committee

  • Board of Directors

    Kurt Chilcott

    Board President

    CEO of CDC Small Business Finance

  • Board of Directors

    Thomas Topuzes


    President & CEO of Thomas Topuzes and Associates

  • Board of Directors

    Sheryl Cameron

    Vice Chair

    First VP, National Specialty Finance Sales Manager, JP Morgan Chase

  • Board of Directors

    Kevin Palmer


    Principal Account Manager, City of Riverside Public Utilities

  • Board of Directors

    Eric Caldwell


    Deputy Chief Operating Officer, City of San Diego

  • Board of Directors

    Rick Benito

    Assistant Secretary

    Senior Vice President, Bank of America

  • Board of Directors

    Tyler Orion

    Past Chair


Board Directors:

  • Rick Benito — Bank of America Merrill Lynch
  • Erik Caldwell — City of San Diego
  • Sheryl Cameron — JP Morgan Chase
  • Kristine Chung — Pacific Premier Bank
  • Steve Doss — Union Bank
  • Georgia Dutro — Retired
  • Heather Endresen — Live Oak Bank
  • Cruz Gonzalez — Retired City of S.D. Transportation
  • Tyler Orion — Retired
  • Omar Passons — Currently running for County Board of Supervisors
  • Frank Robinson — MUFG Union Bank
  • Wayne Schell — Economic Development Services
  • Jerry Schneider — Retired and Philanthropist
  • William Sommer — CIT Bank
  • Michael Stull — California State University, San Bernardino
  • Steve Stultz — Stultz Financial, Inc.
  • Joan Earhart – Blue Gate Bank
  • Julie Huston – NMSC