Tim Chrisman is Founding Partner and CEO of the executive search firm, Chrisman & Company, a Los Angeles-based, retained executive search firm started in 1980 that focuses on financial services and related industries. Tim has more than 35 years of search experience, ranging from senior to executive management positions to corporate board appointments. His prior experience was as Senior Vice President of Guarantee Financial Corp., a $2.5 billion bank holding company. In addition to his board service at FIG Partners, Tim is a board member of HomeStreet. He previously served as the Chairman of the Board of BANC of California; Chairman of the Board of Hawthorne Financial Corporation/Savings; and was Board member of the Federal Home Loan Bank, San Francisco. He was also a Director of Commercial Capital Bank/Commercial Capital Bank Corp and served as National Director/Vice Chairman of Operation Hope. Tim has both graduate and undergraduate degrees from California State University, Fresno. He served as a US Marine Corps Sergeant in Vietnam from 1966 to 1968.