Tom Woolway joined Torrey Pines Bank in 2003 and is a Senior Vice President and Regional Manager. He oversees the activities of the Bank's Carmel Valley Office, Carlsbad Office and Private Banking Office. Mr. Woolway is responsible for the production of loans, generation of deposits and the management of the loan portfolio maintained by these offices of the Bank.
Mr. Woolway has a 26-year banking career in the San Diego market working with various local banks in positions ranging from Regional Bank Managers, Private Banking lender, Commercial Lending Officer and Commercial Real Estate Officer.
Prior to his career in financial services, Mr. Woolway served in the U.S. Navy as a Commissioned Officer, retiring at the rank of Commander. He was in active duty for five years and reserve duty for fifteen years, serving as Commanding Officer of two units.
Mr. Woolway received his Bachelors degree in Business Management from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles and his Master's degree in Corporate Finance from University of Southern California. Additionally, Mr. Woolway has earned a certification from the Pacific Coast Banking School at the University of Washington, in Seattle, WA, where he graduated with honors.
In addition to his banking and military careers, Mr. Woolway has served as a Board member for several non-profit organizations including the Arthritis Foundation and American Heart Association. He has been involved as a Board member of the Association for Corporate Growth, and is a member of the San Diego Executives Association. Mr. Woolway is also an instructor for the University of San Diego Small Business Success Series for small business owners.
Mr. Woolway and his wife, Helaine, live in the Carmel Valley area of San Diego. They have two children, Greg and Jenny.
Teofla Rich joined Torrey Pines Bank in 2003 as Senior Vice President and Private Banking Manager. Ms. Rich is responsible for advising high net worth clients, business owners and corporate executives on banking products and services and coordinating investment and trust services with the Bank's affiliates.
With thirty plus years in various aspects of banking and as an experienced Private Banker, Ms. Rich understands the financial complexities of business owners and affluent individuals and the personalized service and confidentiality that is required.
Ms. Rich's career includes holding senior positions in Private Banking, Personal Banking and Business Banking.
Ms. Rich received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from San Diego State University and received the distinction of Certified Financial PlannerTM, a certification that her customers and employers recognize as value-added specialization.
Since 1998, Ms. Rich has been a member of the Financial Planning Association. She is also a member of the Dean's Advisory Council for the College of Arts and Letters at San Diego State University. Previous not-for-profit Board involvement included the La Jolla YMCA, the Mingei Museum, the Playwrights, and the Palomar Community College Advisory Council.