Timothy Porter, Director – NW Region
Role in the NETWORK
Specializing in assisting organizations in the development of their financial infrastructures, optimizing their business models, and obtaining the growth capital needed to expand their businesses.
Tim’s personal service offering include:
- Evaluation of corporate financing arrangements
- New debt or equity capital acquisition
- Restructuring or refinancing of debt or equity capital
- Commercial leasing
- SBA, CalCap, CEDLI and other Federal and State loan guarantee programs
Tim has spent the greater part of his professional career successfully working with both publicly held and privately owned enterprises throughout Southern California. His experience includes roles as both an outside consultant as well as part of a management team giving him the unique perspective of “sitting on both sides of the table”. He is not only well qualified in giving constructive direction to management but in the implementation of programs designed to meet specific goals and objectives.
Tim is a 5th generation native Californian; born in San Diego and raised in Los Angeles. Tim graduated with honors from California State University, Long Beach, and did post graduate work at UC Irvine eventually earning an advanced degree in banking and finance through the University of Washington.
Tim’s deep roots in the community are demonstrated by his active involvement with Sonshine Youth Services, a non-profit after school program for disadvantaged children in Los Angeles and several alumni and fraternal organizations, as well as, his local church.