Managing Director, Security Lending
Pacific Western Bank
William Schmidt currently holds the position of Managing Director within Pacific Western Bank’s Security Lending group. His primary responsibilities include developing new client relationships and structuring, underwriting, and funding transactions within the security and government services markets.
Prior to joining Pacific Western Bank in 2004, Mr. Schmidt had broad financial and operational experience in the security alarm industry with positions at SLP Capital and Dealers Monitoring Acceptance Corp (DMAC). At SLP Capital, Mr. Schmidt held the position of Vice President of Dealer Relations, Senior Vice President of Embrasure and Senior Vice President of the Special Asset group. Prior to SLP Capital, Mr. Schmidt worked at DMAC, initially as a Regional Sales Manager and later as Director of Dealer Relations. In the latter position, his responsibilities included managing DMAC’s field service operation as well as managing all aspects of the acquisition of accounts from the DMAC dealer network.