Keith Drake is senior director, commercial banking, for Torrey Pines Bank, where he leads the downtown Los Angeles market sales and operations team. Clients include real estate and construction companies, accounting and insurance firms, manufacturing and distribution businesses, educational institutions, retailers, law firms and nonprofit organizations.
Mr. Drake joined Torrey Pines Bank in 2017 and has more than 30 years of banking industry experience. Throughout his career, he has won numerous performance awards such as placing in the top 10 percent nationwide for generating new business.
Mr. Drake also has earned numerous awards for his community involvement. Most recently, he received the 2017 Lincoln Award for Ethical Leadership from Claremont Lincoln University. He is a board member for the Los Angeles Urban League, Boys and Girls Clubs of Metro Los Angeles, and the California African American Museum. Mr. Drake is also past chairman of the Los Angeles Greater African American Chamber of Commerce Foundation, past board member for Challenger Boys and Girls Club, and past advisor to Vermont Village Community Development Corporation.
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. As part of $65 billion Western Alliance Bancorporation — ranked #1 top-performing large bank with assets greater than $50 billion in 2021 by both American Banker and Bank Director — Torrey Pines Bank has the reach, resources and local market expertise that make a difference for customers.