Chris Grassa is senior managing director, commercial banking, for Torrey Pines Bank. Based in downtown San Diego, he leads the southern San Diego team serving clients throughout California.

Mr. Grassa is a founding officer of Torrey Pines Bank with more than 20 years of experience in banking. His portfolio is diverse in size and industry, including general and specialty contractors, nonprofit organizations, real estate, and manufacturers. His expertise centers on providing credit and treasury management banking solutions that help clients grow or expand their business and better manage their payment cycle and deposits.

Mr. Grassa was born and raised in San Diego, and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from San Diego State University.

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Torrey Pines Bank

Torrey Pines Bank, the Southern California division of Western Alliance Bank, Member FDIC, delivers relationship banking that puts clients at the center of everything. Founded in 2003, Torrey Pines Bank offers a full spectrum of tailored business banking solutions and outstanding service, with offices throughout San Diego, Los Angeles and Orange County. Torrey Pines Bank is part of Western Alliance Bancorporation, which has more than $65 billion in assets and ranked #1 among top-performing large banks in 2021 by both American Banker and Bank Director. As a regional bank with significant national capabilities, Torrey Pines Bank delivers the reach, resources and local market expertise that make a difference for customers.