Michael E. Perry
Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer
A San Diego native, Mr. Perry is the “architect” of San Diego Trust Bank and is credited, among other things, with assembling what many consider to be one of the strongest teams ever in the history of San Diego. An accomplished banker, Mr. Perry has more than 25 years of local commercial banking and finance experience, including senior management positions with both major banks and community banks serving San Diego County. Before Mr. Perry began his efforts toward organizing the Bank he was Senior Vice President and Manager of the Commercial Banking Division for Scripps Bank/US Bank in San Diego. Mr. Perry is an active member of his community having worked with the Boys and Girls Clubs, coaching youth soccer and educating children through his efforts at Junior Achievement of San Diego.
Mr. Perry is Chairman of the Board and a member of the Nominating Committee, Asset-Liability Management Committee and Loan Committee.
Mr. Perry graduated with honors from Pacific Coast Banking School, and received his B.S. in Business Administration, with an emphasis in finance, from San Diego State University.