Meet the Bank Consultants of Scottsdale Community Bank (in organization)

Independent Bank Developers

Ernest Garfield is the Chairman, founder, and principal partner of Interstate Bank Developers, Inc. Ernie is also founder and chair of the Alliance of Business Banks, the Arizona Financial Institutions Task Force, and the U.S. Criminal Records Agency. The Phoenix Business Journal selected Ernie as one the most influential business leaders of 2007.

Directors Services

Mr. Faris is president and owner of Directors’ Services, a bank consulting firm specializing in de novo bank development. Greg served as Senior Bank Examiner for the Ohio Department of Financial Institutions until moving to Arizona in 1981 where he held the same post as Senior Bank Examiner for the State of Arizona until 1986.

Acuity Consulting

Tina Leadbetter, owner of Acuity Consulting, has assisted banks in organization for over eight years. Her services include preliminary legal work such as drafting the prospectus and organizational documents. She initiates blue-sky research related to the sale of stock, and compiles the directors’ biographical and financial data for the bank charter application.