Ash Patel

PRESIDENT, CHIEF EXECUTIVE, COMMERCIAL BANK OF CALIFORNIA

Current role, 2013 assets $200M, 2017 $825M … board members incl. William H. Lyon, Paul Folino (see entry), developer Alex Meruelo … previously founding president, COO, Premier Commercial Bank, 2001 … born in Zambia, school in England, arrived Calif., 1986 … started Siksha Foundation: builds schools in India, Africa