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Leadership

Laird M. Boulden

EVP, President, National Lending Group
Corporate Leadership

Laird M. Boulden is Executive Vice President and President of the National Lending Group of the Company and Pacific Western Bank. From May 2018 to October 2019, Mr. Boulden served as a Director of Pacific Western Bank. Mr. Boulden served as Executive Vice President, Chief Lending Officer of the CapitalSource Division of Pacific Western Bank from April 2014 to June 2018. 

Prior to joining Company, Mr. Boulden served as the President of CapitalSource Inc. from October 2011 to April 2014 and as the Chief Lending Officer of CapitalSource Bank from January 2012 to April 2014. Mr. Boulden served as Managing Director of CapitalSource's Inc. Corporate Finance Group from May 2011 to October 2011 and Managing Director of CapitalSource Inc.'s Corporate Asset Finance Group from February 2010 to May 2011. Earlier in his career, Mr. Boulden was co-founder of Tygris Commercial Finance, where he served as President of Tygris Asset Finance. Prior to that, Mr. Boulden served as President and CEO of RBS Asset Finance, Inc., a division of RBS Citizens, N.A. Prior to that, he served as a Group President of Heller Financial Inc.