Board of Directors
Our Board of Directors is local to the Phoenix area which will allow Pinnacle Bank to make quick decisions for our clients. They are a diverse group and bring a great deal of expertise in a number of industries.
Thomas P. Rietz, Chairman
Tom is President of Canterra Homes and builds subdivisions of single-family homes in the Phoenix market. Tom is responsible for obtaining bank financing, overseeing construction, seeking approvals from city councils throughout the Phoenix area.
Bradley R. Nilsen, Vice Chairman
Brad is an owner of several valley businesses and was formally the Vice-President and General Manager of KNXV-TV, ABC 15.
Michael J. Thorell
Mike is President and Chief Executive of Pinnacle Bank. He oversees all functions and strategic initiatives for the bank.
Dale C. Davis
Dale has been practicing dentistry continuously in Arizona since opening his general dentistry practice in 1975. Dale has been in the valley for 30 years and is actively involved in the Boy Scout organization.
Quinn is a general business and estate planning attorney in North Scottsdale. He assists a variety of closely held business owners, professionals and athletes with their general business formation, acquisition and sale issues as well as their estate, trust and succession planning.
James P. Gilligan
Mr. Gilligan is a principal with Kinsale Realty Group which owns and operates retail shopping centers in the metro Phoenix area.
Robert C. McIver
Rob is the Chief Financial Officer and Principal with The Athens Group, a full service development company specializing in high-end luxury resort and hotel development.
Stephen Y. Schwanz
Stephen is President and Managing Director of Franchise Capital Advisors, Inc. Franchise Capital Advisors provides debt origination, sale/leaseback and mergers and acquisitions advisory services to chain retail industries.
David L. Timmerman
Dave is President of American Financial Lending, Inc. a local mortgage banker/broker located in Phoenix. In addition to his management responsibilities, Mr. Timmerman maintains a personal client list specializing in high dollar luxury homes.
Bo has been a CPA since 2005 and formerly served as the Chief Financial Officer from December 2008 until May 2011. Currently, she serves as the Chief Financial Officer/Chief Operating Officer overseeing the daily operations of all functions throughout the bank.