Mark E. Buchman: President, PacRim Financial Consultants
With a career rich in credit organization leadership experience, Mark is the former President of Ginnie Mae as well as President/CEO of two community banks. He was also EVP of Union Bank, SVP of Manufacturers Hanover Trust, and Past President of the California Bankers Association.
Brian R. Fitzmaurice: Executive Vice President, Chief Credit Officer, City National Bank
Brian has extensive experience in all areas of responsibility related to credit analysis, credit underwriting, departmental management, and analyst management hiring, as well as credit policy determination. His background includes Senior Risk Manager, Citibank West; FSB successor to California Federal Bank; and responsibility for Citibank’s national middle-market credit risk management.
Michael Mitchell, CAE: President and CEO, Credit Management Association
Mike is the senior executive responsible for the Credit Management Association (CMA), a membership association founded in 1883 with approximately 2000 member companies. CMA is the largest affiliate of the National Association of Credit Management (NACM).
Victor Parker: Los Angeles District Director, U.S. Small Business Administration
Victor is the most senior SBA executive in the Los Angeles District which includes Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, and Ventura Counties. The office manages a loan portfolio that has financed more than 2,477 businesses with SBA loans exceeding $1.5 billion in 2011. Victor earned his JD from Pepperdine University and bachelor’s from the University of California, Berkeley.
Robert Shultz: Founding Partner of Quote to Cash Solutions (Q2C) LLC
Bob has had a 30-year career as a credit and financial executive for large multi-national organizations in a variety of industries. In 2001, he became a Founding Partner of Quote to Cash Solutions (Q2C) LLC, a consulting firm that focuses on the quote to cash cycle. He is a past Chairman of the CMA Board of Directors, and was once named CMA’s Credit Executive of the Year. He is currently Chairman of the Working Capital and Credit Management segment of the Financial Executive Networking Group (FENG), he serves on the Advisory Board of the Credit Today newsletter, and Bob was recently appointed as a participant in the UCLA Extension strategic planning initiative. He has taken on a new role, as a UCLA Extension Instructor, beginning Spring 2015.