Making a difference


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

Board Executive Committee

  • Kurt Chilcott

    Kurt Chilcott

    Board President
    and CEO of
    CDC Small Business Finance
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  • Tyler Orion

    Tyler Orion

    Board Chair
    Retired Emerging Tech Business
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  • Joan Earhart

    Joan Earhart

    Vice Board Chair
    Senior Vice President of
    HomeStreet Bank
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  • Julie Huston

    Julie Huston

    Board Treasurer
    Experienced Financial Services Executive
    & Small Business Owner
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  • Kevin Palmer

    Kevin Palmer

    Board Secretary
    Business Relationship Manager of
    City of Riverside Public Utilities

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  • Thomas Topuzes

    Thomas Topuzes

    Assistant Board Secretary
    President and CEO of
    Thomas Topuzes and Associates,LLC
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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 — Wells Fargo
  • Georgia Dutro — Retired
  • Heather Endresen — Banc of California
  • Cruz Gonzalez — Retired City of S.D. Transportation
  • Omar Passons — Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation
  • 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.
  • Gary Youmans — First Choice Bank