Tom C. Stickel

Tom C. Stickel is the founding partner of Coronado First Bank and Virtual Capital of California, LLC. Coronado Bank and Trust is a “proposed new community bank” designed to serve the unique needs of Coronado. Virtual Capital of California (founded in 2000) is an entity that functions in the commercialization of technologies created at America's major research universities and national labs including the University of California which is affiliated with three national labs: Livermore, Los Alamos and Berkeley. Prior to founding Coronado First Bank and Virtual Capital, Mr. Stickel founded American Partners Capital Group, Inc., a company specializing in institutional investment placement and corporate governance. From 1983 to 1993 Mr. Stickel was the founder, chairman, and chief executive officer of TCS Enterprises, Inc., an American Stock Exchange listed financial services conglomerate. From 1978 to 1983 Mr. Stickel was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Bank of Southern California/Point Loma Savings and Loan. Mr. Stickel has served on the boards of directors of Sempra Energy (NYSE), Blue Shield of California and as the Chairman of Onyx Acceptance Corporation (NASDAQ).