LEADERSHIP
EXECUTIVE TEAM
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THOMAS J. INSERRA

CEO & Founder

Thomas has 30+ years’ banking experience, including leadership roles at Pacific Mercantile Bank, Susquehanna Bank/BB&T, HFC, Citibank, the FDIC, served as CEO and Board Member of a publicly traded FinTech and CEO of a bank Asset Resolution corp. He also serves as a Founder/Investor.

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ELAINE SZETO 

EVP & Chief Innovation Officer

Elaine has more than 25 years of proven success in leading winning business strategies, technical and product innovation, strategic imperatives, and driving top revenue results for Fortune 500 Companies.  Elaine held executive roles at PNC Financial Services, Western Alliance Bancorporation, and Mutual of Omaha Bank (now First Citizens). She has both BA and MBA from Case Western Reserve University. She has also chaired several boards to promote women led business, multicultural leadership, and strategic leadership in payments and innovation.  She also serves as a Founder/Investor.

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MARY BORG

Chief Banking Officer

Mary Borg led 4,000 team members across 19 states as Executive Vice President at Bank of the West.  She has a BA degree from the University of Southern California and a JD from the University of La Verne School of Law.  Mary has served on the Board of the Western Bankers Association, worked on several non-profit boards and actively supports the small business community as a Small Business Mentor at www.SCORE.org, the nation's largest network of Small Business mentors. She also serves as a Founder/Investor.

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TOM REED, CPA

Chief Financial Officer

Tom was Chief Financial Officer of Nationwide Bank, SVP Finance with Huntington Bancshares, VP Finance with Bank One and Audit Manager with Deloitte Haskins Sells. He has a B.S. in Business Administration and Accounting from Ohio State University. He also serves as a Founder/Investor.

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GREG STAVA 

Chief Credit Officer

Greg has 30+ years banking experience was Chief Credit Officer at Meridian Bank, in commercial business development at National Bank of Arizona, EVP Commercial Banking at Bank of Arizona and VP at Wells Fargo. He also serves as a Founder/Investor.

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MANAGEMENT TEAM
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RENEE PARKER-WEATHERBY

SVP, Director of HR

Renee Parker-Weatherby has more than 30 years of experience in Human Resource programs, practices, and initiatives. Renee served for 26 years in the US Army (Retired Combat Veteran). She has been recognized for developing and implementing innovative solutions, as a motivational speaker and mentor. She is an expert in organizational development, strategic planning, diversity equity and inclusion (DEI) and executive coaching/training. Renee has a BS Multidisciplinary Studies, Master of Science in Law, and an Executive Juris Doctorate degree in Law.

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DANIELLE FREDEY

SVP, Director of Operations

Danielle brings has more than 30 years financial services experience with a proven track record of successfully overcoming complex business challenges for Fortune 500 Companies. She has successfully built and led large operations teams, strategic initiatives, process optimization and transformation, global sourcing, and new product implementation and integrations. Prior to joining Integro, Danielle has held leadership roles at GE Capital, Key Bank, TD Bank, and Fiserv. She also serves as a Founder/Investor.

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MARCELO D. MILLS

SVP, Head of Business Banking

Marcelo Mills brings 10 years experience in business banking. Growing up in a family of entrepreneurs, Marcelo leads with a conviction to serve business owners and their communities to help them succeed. Prior to Integro, he led a regional commercial banking team in Southern California serving small to mid-sized businesses. He also serves as a Founder/Investor with Integro Bank.

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JOHN PARSONS

VP - Director of IT

John has over 20 years of management experience spanning across hospitality, operations, business services and solutions, financial and banking. He holds both Bachelor of Science (Information Technology, Information Systems Security) and Bachelor of Arts (Communication) degrees, creatively applying these skills to meet the demands of the modern digital world while maintaining an acute focus on people and ensuring their successful navigation and utilization of technologies. He also serves as a Founder/Investor.

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KENDRA VINCENTY

SVP - Director of Government Lending

Kendra has 25 years’ experience starting and leading Small Business Administration (SBA) guaranteed lending programs. Prior to Integro, she has led regional community banks located throughout the midwest and southeast Florida regions, serving small business communities in garnering  access to capital through a variety of government lending programs. She serves on the Board of Directors of the National Association.

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FOUNDERS
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RICK SCHOBERT

Chairman

Rick is a retired Chief Risk Officer of a re-capitalized Byline Bank, former Assistant Deputy Comptroller of the OCC regulatory agency chartering new banks, previously served on the Board of Directors of a De Novo bank in organization and as a Board and Audit committee member of a Credit Union. Rick has an MBA degree from the University of Wisconsin.

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DR. BEVERLY BROWNING

Dr. Browning is a founder of 15 small businesses, founder of a women’s business incubator, famous published author of 40+ books, developer and trainer of a non-profit Board of Director boot camp, instructor and has a passion for helping small business and non-profits with RFP and Grant Writing proposals as a means of pursuing increased revenues and growth.

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KEVIN BOYLE

Kevin is a Partner at Newport LLC a CEO advisory firm for privately held businesses and Fintechs.  Previously, he held roles as Head of Global Strategy at State Street, SVP at Bank of America, MD at Accenture and Chief Revenue Officer at Fintech Telemet America.  He has a BA from Dartmouth College and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

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CORDELL BRAVERMAN

Cordell is a farmer, investor, small utility scale photovoltaic plant developer and real estate developer who has a BS degree in real estate from Arizona State University. He has owned or been a principal in many successful small business ventures over the years including broadcasting (President of radio station, journalist, sports play by play and on air talent), student housing management, fitness centers,  retail culinary meal prep businesses (Create, Carry, Cook), real estate valuation and consulting services.

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DR. KATHLEEN BULLOCK

Dr. Bullock is the former President of Fidelity National Title Agency (Fortune-500 Insurer) and Owner of Above Board Consulting.  She worked at the FDIC/RTC Phoenix office during a banking crisis, the Arizona’s Governor’s office and the US Army Chief of Staff for Personnel and Administration.  She serves on community non-profit boards.  Kathleen enjoys positions as an adjunct professor and was recruited to initiate the Innovative Leadership program.  Kathleen has an earned Doctorate in Management degree from Northcentral University, Masters’ from Golden State University, and a Bachelor’s in Business from University of Maryland.

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NATHAN CABBIL

Nathan Cabbil is Founder and COO of Revitalize Partners, a private equity firm.  He previously held VP, SVP, and EVP/Officer positions at Republic Services.  A senior operations executive with over 25 years of experience, he earned a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Wayne State University, and is an alumnus of the GE Manufacturing Management Program and GE Corporate Audit Staff.  Nathan has served as a Board Member of various non-profit and community organizations and was recently appointed to the Wayne State University, College of Engineering, Industrial Advisory Board.
 

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DAVID CHAVEZ

David is the Founder and CEO of Assured Strategy, a strategic coaching firm assisting small businesses break through the growth barriers to the mid stage. He started, grew and sold five companies including a CPA Firm he started after working with Arthur Andersen where he successfully took 5 companies public. David received his BS from University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

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GARY HAMMOND

Gary was an executive with Chase Bank of Arizona, Old Kent Mortgage Company, Pacific Republic Mortgage, GMAC Bank and Assistant Director for Asset Resolution for FDIC/RTC Phoenix office.  A retired 37 year Arizona banking veteran, he has a business degree from Arizona State University and is a Certified Mortgage Banker (CMB) from the Mortgage Bankers Association of America.

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SHARON HWANG

Sharon Hwang is a Partner at MSP Sports Capital. Most recently, she has served as Chief Operating Officer at the Greater Phoenix Economic Council, a public-private partnership representing Maricopa County, 22 municipalities, and over 170 companies across Greater Phoenix. She has worked at several institutional investment and finance firms, including Turner Impact Capital, Watershed Asset Management, and Lehman Brothers. Hwang is a graduate of Yale University and attended the joint MBA/MA program at Wharton UPenn and SAIS Johns Hopkins.

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JANICE JACKSON

Janice is CEO of SassyLass Inc.  She previously held roles as President of Sales & Marketing at Plexus Worldwide, Chief Marketing Officer at WorldVentures Holdings, Chief Brand Officer at ViSalus, Chief Marketing Officer at JAFRA, Executive Director at Astra Zeneca and executive roles at Amway. She has a BA from the University of Strathclyde.

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SUSAN ECKERT

Susan is a former Promontory Financial Group financial services consultant, where she focused on corporate governance and board advisory services.  Previously, Susan retired from the Comptroller of the Currency as Director of Retail Credit Policy. She interrupted her career to serve as Chief Compliance Officer for Sears National Bank and Sears Credit.  She has an MBA from Kent State University and a BA in business and economics from Mercer University.

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STEPHEN R. THOMPSON, CPA

Stephen is an Arizona-based small business owner with 30+ years of experience in accounting, finance and banking. He previously served as CFO of OneWest Bank, a purchaser of several distressed banks, CFO of Countrywide Bank, and Partner at Deloitte & Touche where he served the financial services industry. He has a BS in accounting degree from Southeast Missouri State University.  

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JOSE LOPEZ

Jose is currently President of SACA and SACA Development Corporation. He previously held VP, SVP and Chief Appraiser roles at BB&T, Susquehanna Bank and Pacific Mercantile Bank. Jose has a BS degree from West Chester University of Pennsylvania and was awarded the MAI, ASA and AI-GRS professional appraisal and valuation designations. He has served as a Board Member of various non-profit and community organizations.

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MICHAEL KMETZ

Michael is the Founder and CEO of Dark Horse Minerals, LLC, a royalty rights acquisitions group focused in the Permian Basin. His company has transacted across several thousand acres in core counties. Additionally, he is an award recipient from the Texas Business Hall of Fame Foundation and holds a BBA degree in energy commerce from Texas Tech University. 

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JAMES MALERBA, CPA

James served as Board Member of Wellesley Bank, CFO of Radius Bank, Corporate Controller and Chief Accounting Officer for  State Street Corporation, Corporate Controller for KeyCorp, Deputy Controller at FleetBoston Financial and in auditing roles at Ernst & Young and Arthur Andersen.  He has a BS degree in accounting & computer science from Boston College.

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JOHN MASTRIANI

John was EVP of the Ayco Company, a subsidiary of Goldman Sachs, where he had responsibility for a $48 billion investment business.  He was previously with C L King and Associates and its affiliate Paradigm Capital Management. He also worked at KeyCorp for 20 years including a role as President of KeyCorp’s Trust and Investment Management Group.  John is a board member of The Goldman Sachs Philanthropy Fund, The Ayco Charitable Foundation and the Walthausen Funds.  He has a BS degree from Union College.

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CHRIS PERRETTA

Chris was Chief Information Officer at State Street, MUfG Americas and General Electric Retail Financial Services, Chief Technology Officer at GE Capital and Associate Partner at Andersen Consulting, with Engineering Degrees from Syracuse & Johns Hopkins University.

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CHARL RIGGS, CPA

Charl is the Owner and Managing Director of Supporting Strategies providing a range of outsourced CFO, Controller, and Bookkeeping services to growing businesses. His 25+ years of experience includes serving as CFO of the Mahoney Group, Director of Finance at KB Home, and Senior Auditor with RSM and Deloitte & Touche. He served as past President of the Arizona Management Group and has a BA Accounting degree from BYU.  

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HOWARD STEIN

Howard has 28 years of banking experience including a successful De Novo start-up bank that grew to 2.7 billion in assets over 6 years, and a bank turnaround recap starting with a $30 million private offering and 2 subsequent offerings as Chief Operating Officer of Old Dominion National Bank, which has grown from $70 to $800 million in assets, and is among the fastest growing banks in the nation. Howard has a BA degree from West Virginia University. 

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JOHN H. KMETZ

John is an executive with Chevron Phillips Chemical Company, LLC and has 38 years of manufacturing and corporate leadership experience.  He is currently GM, Engineering and has held a wide variety of technical, strategic, and operational roles across the Chevron family of companies.  He has an Engineering Degree from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA.

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DAVID ZIMMERMAN

David is a retired Founder, Chairman and CEO of a De Novo start-up Lafayette Community Bank.  He guided the bank through its organization, start-up, successful IPO, launch and growth.  He has a BS degree from Purdue University and is CEO of Bankers National.

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