Advisory Board

Allan G. Bortel, MBA, CFA

Long-recognized as a top analyst by Institutional Investor magazine, Allan G. Bortel is a retired securities analyst. He served as a Director of Tamalpais Bancorp and as Chairman of the Compensation Committee of the Tamalpais Bancorp Board.

Ward Carroll

As the President of, Ward Carroll brings military experience as well as an extensive background in media and entertainment. Formerly the editor of, Mr. Carroll frequently appears on radio and TV as a military analyst.

John Garcia

John Garcia is the President of Garcia & Associates, a consulting firm specializing in intergovernmental relations. Mr. Garcia previously served in the Obama administration as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Intergovernmental Affairs at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.