Darrell S. Daniel III

Darrell S. Daniel III serves as Senior Vice President, Market Manager of Commercial & Industrial Lending based in Irvine. Mr. Daniel has 27 years of financial industry experience with a focus on sales and operations management primarily with community banks in Southern California.

Prior to joining Plaza Bank in March 2017, Mr. Daniel was Executive Vice President, Regional President of San Diego Private Bank where his duties included developing commercial client relationships and managing Orange County regional deposit and loan portfolio. Prior to San Diego Private Bank, Mr. Daniel was Co-Founder of Core Commercial Bank (De Novo Bank) and served as Executive Vice President, Chief Banking Officer. Mr. Daniel has also held various senior positions with other Southern California banks including Grandpoint Bank and CommerceWest Bank as well as commercial finance companies where he developed, managed, and maintained credit quality and operational compliance. Mr. Daniel’s overall background and experience enables him to understand his clients’ businesses and provide them with superior service.

Mr. Daniel holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in government with a minor in Business Administration from St. Mary’s College of Moraga, California.