David Rom '91

David Rom is the CEO, Director and Founder of Platinum Bank. David is responsible for organizing Platinum Bank and gaining regulatory approval as the only new bank approved in Minnesota in 2006. The Bank counts 14 of the 100 investors as SJU alum. Platinum Bank is a community business bank located in Oakdale, MN which has embraced and supported the implementation of many 'green' technologies inside its building design and business practices. The green building opened in the fall of 2007 with much media coverage.

Mr. Rom has a diverse background in the banking industry spending the first four years in both Denver and Kansas City. David spent five years with Deloitte & Touche leading a bank consulting team and five years as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer with a twin cities based bank. Mr. Rom has significant experience in bank finance, loan portfolio management, operations, mergers and acquisitions, and regulatory affairs.

Mr. Rom spends considerable time volunteering with local community groups, including the Oakdale Business and Professional Association and Co-Action educational scholarship fund in school district 622. Mr. Rom is a third degree member of the Knights of Columbus and volunteers for numerous community events.

Mr. Rom has a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Saint John's University in Collegeville, Minnesota. David married Lori Linn (CSB '93) and relocated to the twin cities in 1995. David and his wife, Lori, have four young children ranging in ages from 2 to 9 years. David enjoys spending his free time with his family and coaching his children's various sports teams.