Local Nonprofit Appoints VP/Branch Manager of Silvergate Bank in La Mesa as Chairman of the Board

Bryan Shull

SAN DIEGO, Calif., February 2, 2017 — Bryan Shull, Vice President/Branch Manager of Silvergate Bank in La Mesa, CA, has been elected Chairman of the Board of Toward Maximum Independence, Inc. (TMI), TMI Executive Director Rachel Harris announced today. Headquartered in San Diego, TMI is a nonprofit agency with a long standing reputation for best practices in providing personalized assistance to children and adults with developmental disabilities such as autism, Down syndrome and cerebral palsy.

“Bryan’s more than twelve years of financial experience is invaluable to our organization in these tough economic times,” said Harris. “His knowledge has and will continue to strengthen TMI.”

A resident of Rancho San Diego, Shull joined TMI’s Board in 2013. He is a graduate of the University of California, San Diego, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science. Shull currently serves on the San Diego East County Chamber of Commerce Board, as well as the Holy Trinity School Board in El Cajon. He is past Board Secretary and Treasurer of the Kearny Mesa Kiwanis Club, and past Board President of the San Diego Referral Exchange.

“It is with great joy that I am offered this opportunity to serve this great organization,” said Shull.

Shull specializes in business banking at Silvergate Bank, a San Diego-based community bank. Previously he served as Branch Manager for multiple locations of U.S. Bank and San Diego National Bank, and has been recognized for his exceptional management and earnings performance.

Toward Maximum Independence is a California nonprofit public-benefit corporation which has supported people with developmental disabilities since 1981 and the deaf and hard of hearing since 2000. The agency began as an Independent Living Services organization, teaching such skills as banking, budgeting, and meal planning and preparation. Growing needs led the agency to expand to three major service areas comprised of Community Living, Employment Solutions, and Family Support.