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Speaker Biographies

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2011 Annual Conference

May 25-27th, 2011

Four Seasons, The Biltmore, Santa Barbara, CA

Carlos Chacon

Senior Credit Administrator

Union Bank

Glenn Bandy

Chief Appraiser

Jay, Cobb & Marley

Joel Berman

Partner

Jeffer Mangels Bulter & Mitchell

Greg Bloyd

Senior Special Assets Workout Consultant

Bank of the West

Jeff Brandlin

President

Brandlin & Associates

Ted Dunn

EVP, Syndications Manager

Bank of the West

Mike Fletcher

Partner

Frandzel Robins Bloom & Csato, L.C.

Barry Freeman

Partner

Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell

Bill Freeman

Partner

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

Charles Fulton

Counsel, Special Issues

FDIC

Michael Green

Chief Credit Officer

Pacific Mercantile Bank

Ron Greenspan

Senior Managing Director

FTI Consulting

Leigh Irwin

SVP & Division Manager, Credit Resolution Group

Wells Fargo Bank

Eleanor Martinez

SVP & Special Assets Manager

Hanmi Bank

Kevin McKenna

SVP and Team Leader, Special Assets

City National Bank

Isabelle Ord

Of Counsel

DLA Piper

 

Lisa Greer Quateman

Managing Partner

Quateman LLP

Leslie Reuter

SVP & Manager Commercial Special Assets

California Bank & Trust

Greg Meis

SVP &  Special Assets Manager

City National Bank

Larry Schiff

EVP, Director of Credit Risk Management

East West Bank

 

Sabeth Siddique

Director

Deloitte & Touche

Barry Smith

Shareholder

Buchalter Nemer

Bob Riiska

Managing Director

Focus Management Group

Tingting Zhang

President

The TerraCotta Group

Mark Weinstein

President

MJW Investments

Mike Zandpour

SVP & Senior Counsel

City National Bank

Timothy Turner

SVP, Asset Based Finance

US Bank

Bill Creelman

Managing Director

BDO USA, LLP

David Kopolow

SVP, Special Assets Group

US Bank

Gary Palmer

Manager of Risk Monitoring & Analysis

Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

Richard Pachulski

Partner

Pachulski, Stang, Ziehl & Jones

Farhad Barhar

Shareholder

Buchalter Nemer

Sean McVity

Managing Partner

Garnet Capital Advisors

Mark Rohman

Executive Director

Capstone Advisory Group

Chris Warmuth

President

City National Bank

Seth Moldoff

SVP & Division Manager, Credit Resolution Group

Wells Fargo Bank

 

Juval Aviv

President & CEO

Interfor Inc.

Greg Badura

SVP & Manager, Special Assets Dept.

Cathay Bank

Vince Belcastro

Managing Director, Specialized Assets Manager

CIT

Curtis Burchard

EVP, Regional Manager, Special Assets

BBVA

Dawn Coulson

Partner

Epps Yong & Coulson, LLP

Cheri George

SVP, Special Assets Manager

California Bank & Trust

Judy Hoffman

Chief of Corporate Operations

Trigild

Jason Hull

Managing Director

Trigild

Richard Kent

SVP

Auction.com

Joan Kramer

Managing Director

Kennedy Wilson

Eileen Lyon

EVP, General Counsel

Far East National Bank

Freddie Reiss

Senior Managing Director

FTI Consulting

Robert Richley

President

Douglas Wilson Companies

David Rosenthal

President & CEO

Curtis Rosenthal Inc

Gary Watts

Partner

Marcum Stonefield

 

Ivan Zinn

Founding Partner

Atalaya Capital Management