Timothy R. Chrisman is the Founding Partner of Chrisman & Company, a Los Angeles-based retained executive search firm, focusing on financial and related industries. His executive search experience ranges from senior to executive management positions to corporate board appointments for a portfolio of prominent nationwide clients.
At Chrisman, he has been instrumental in providing professionals and board members to commercial banks, savings & loans companies, equity sponsor/venture capital firms, investment banks, investment management firms, leasing companies, mortgage companies, real estate investment trusts, trust companies, insurance, among others within the financial sector.
Mr. Chrisman is Chairman of First PacTrust Bancorp, Inc. (BANC), the $1.7 billion multi-bank holding company for PacTrust Bank and Beach Business Bank; with 18 office locations in the greater metropolitan areas of San Diego, Orange, Riverside and Los Angeles counties, California. He previously served as Director of Commercial Capital Bank and Commercial Capital Bancorp of Irvine, California until March 2005, the $5 billion, publicly traded institution that acquired Hawthorne Savings where he was Chairman of the Board from 1995 to 2004. Additionally, he just completed a 10 year term as Director and Chairman of the Federal Home Loan Bank (FHLB) of San Francisco. He was also the former Chairman of the Council of Federal Home Loan Banks, the system's 12-bank trade organization. He currently also serves as a Senior Advisor to the investment banking firm, FIG Partners LLC.
As a recognized leader in the community, Mr. Chrisman serves as a National Director and Vice Chairman of Operation HOPE, Inc., a nonprofit social investment bank and a national provider of financial literacy and economic empowerment programs.
Prior to forming his own company, Mr. Chrisman was a senior executive with a $2 billion financial institution in California's Central Valley, for a period of 10 years, where he focused on retail delivery, marketing, human resources and general management.
Mr. Chrisman served as a US Marine Corps Sergeant in Vietnam from 1966 to 1968, where he was wounded in action and decorated with the Purple Heart and Bronze Star. Immediately following his duty in Vietnam, he completed his Bachelor of Science and Master of Business Administration degrees from California State University, Fresno. He resides with his wife, Karen, in Los Angeles and has two grown daughters and four grandchildren.
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