MINDA JOHNSTONE, CHIEF CREDIT OFFICER
Minda Johnstone has 33 years of experience in commercial real estate lending. She has originated, approved and managed over $2 billion of loans over her career. She also managed problem loan portfolios exceeding $500 million, with substantially favorable results. Minda spent 4 years at Partners Capital Solutions as its Chief Underwriter, contributing materially to the firm’s significant increase in loan volume and its absence of troubled loans. Minda’s banking career started at First National Bank of Chicago in Chicago; spanned 16 years as Team Manager and Senior Vice President at City National Bank in Beverly Hills, where she earned its Blue Ladder Award; and continued as the Commercial Real Estate Manager and Executive Vice President at a community bank in Century City. Minda served 10 years as Director and Treasurer at HomeAid, Los Angeles-Ventura County Chapter. She is a Past President of Commercial Real Estate Women of Los Angeles (CREW-LA), Co-Chaired the 2012 CREW California Conference, and serves on CREW-LA’s Advisory Board. Minda has a B.A. from Northwestern University and an MBA from the Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University.
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