SAN FRANCISCO--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Presidio Bank (OTCBB: PDOB), a Bay Area business bank, today announced that Robert T. Perry-Smith, Chairman of the Perry-Smith Foundation, joined Presidio Bank’s board of directors. 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 Perry-Smith 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 community 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.
“We are very excited to welcome him as part of the Presidio Bank family and look forward to working together to grow the Bank.”
“Bob’s background and experience in the community banking industry will be a major resource to our Board as the Bank carries out its growth initiatives,” said Jim Woolwine, Chairman of the Board. “We are very excited to welcome him as part of the Presidio Bank family and look forward to working together to grow the Bank.”
The leadership expertise brought by this new board member will further augment Presidio Bank’s already talented and powerful group of directors. Current members include Bruce H. Cabral, retired SEVP and Chief Credit Officer of Union Bank; Paula R. Collins, Founder and CEO of WDG Ventures, Inc., a real estate development and consulting firm; Stephen G. Heitel, President & CEO of Presidio Bank; Robert B. Leet, retired EVP, Senior Lending Officer, and Chair of the Loan Committee at The Mechanics Bank with 45 years of experience in the industry; Stephen D. Mayer, Founder of SD Mayer & Associates; Gregory J. Moss, Managing Principal of the Western Region for Cassidy Turley BT Commercial; Stephen H. Oliver, President of Oliver & Company; Marina H. Park, CEO of Girl Scouts of Northern California; and James R. Woolwine, Chairman of Presidio Bank.
About Presidio Bank
Presidio Bank provides business banking services to small and mid-size businesses, including professional service firms, real estate developers and investors, and not-for-profit organizations, and to their owners who desire personalized, responsive service with access to local decision makers. Presidio Bank offers clients the resources of a large bank combined with the personalized services of a neighborhood bank. Presidio Bank is headquartered in San Francisco, California and currently operates four banking offices in San Francisco, Walnut Creek, San Rafael and Palo Alto. More information is available at www.presidiobank.com. Presidio Bank is a member of FDIC and an Equal Housing Lender.