Senior Vice President, Commercial Banking
Noriko Oakland is senior vice president, commercial banking, for Torrey Pines Bank. Her portfolio is vast and her clients are varied, including wholesalers, distributors, manufacturers, freight forwarders, professional service firms, franchise owners, real estate investors, synagogues, and universities located throughout Los Angeles County. She holds expertise in providing business and commercial real estate loans, lines of credit, equipment financing, international banking, treasury management, and deposit solutions to help clients reach their business goals. She provides personalized services by exploring every possible avenue to deliver innovative solutions to her clients quickly and decisively. Ms. Oakland consistently innovates and refines her approach to her clients in order to improve their banking experience.
She joined Torrey Pines Bank in 2008, and has 30 years of banking industry experience.
Ms. Oakland has been recognized as one of the Most Influential Lenders in Los Angeles County by the Los Angeles Business Journal. Ms. Oakland is a member of the San Gabriel Valley Economic Partnership and is a member of the Project Review Committee for LISC. She is a former board member of the Japanese Chamber of Commerce of Southern California.
She is a graduate of Kyoto Sangyo University, and earned a Master in Business Administration degree with a concentration in Finance from Pepperdine University.
Torrey Pines Bank, a division of Western Alliance Bank, Member FDIC, helps business clients realize their ambitions. Founded in 2003, Torrey Pines Bank offers a full spectrum of loan, deposit and treasury management capabilities, plus superior service. With nine offices throughout San Diego and Los Angeles, along with Western Alliance Bank’s powerful array of specialized financial services, the banking division is a valued resource for Southern California’s business, real estate, professional, municipal and nonprofit communities. Western Alliance Bank is the primary subsidiary of Phoenix-based Western Alliance Bancorporation. One of the country’s top-performing banking companies, Western Alliance has ranked in the top 10 on the Forbes “Best Banks in America” list for five consecutive years, 2016-2020, and was named #1 best-performing of the 50 largest public U.S. banks for 2019 by S&P Global Market Intelligence.