Alan J. Lane joined Silvergate Bank in December 2008 as director and chief executive officer. He is also director, president and chief executive officer of the Bank's holding company, Silvergate Capital Corporation. With over thirty years of corporate and financial institution leadership experience, he formerly held the positions of director, president and chief operating officer of Southwest Community Bancorp; vice-chairman and chief executive officer of Financial Data Solutions, Inc.; and president and chief executive officer of Business Bank of California, a commercial bank with fifteen branches in northern and southern California. In addition to his financial institution experience, Mr. Lane has served as president/CEO or chief financial officer of both manufacturing and retail companies, ranging in size from $10 million to $50 million in annual revenues. Mr. Lane serves on the board of directors of Natural Alternatives International, Inc. He earned his BA in Economics from San Diego State University.