First Foundation Bank Appoints Jay Kanner and Monica Dallalzadeh as Vice President, Branch Managers of Two of Its Southern California Locations

  • Jay Kanner joins First Foundation as the Vice President, Branch Manager of the bank’s new Indian Wells location
  • Monica Dallalzadeh joins First Foundation as the Vice President, Branch Manager of the bank’s Pasadena location

IRVINE, Calif.--()--First Foundation Inc. (NASDAQ: FFWM), a financial services company with two wholly-owned operating subsidiaries, First Foundation Advisors and First Foundation Bank, which collectively provide investment management, wealth planning, consulting, insurance, trust and banking services primarily to high net-worth individuals and businesses, has hired Jay Kanner and Monica Dallalzadeh as Vice President, Branch Managers located at the bank’s Indian Wells and Pasadena locations respectively.

“As we continue to grow our business, it is crucial to have leaders like Jay and Monica to strengthen our branches and continually growing team”

In his new role, Kanner, who will work from the company’s new Indian Wells office, will lead the team in growing its existing relationships in the Coachella Valley while expanding its footprint into new markets. Kanner brings over 30 years of experience in the banking industry, with 20 of those years focused on the Coachella Valley. He brings a tremendous amount of experience to the role, most recently at Opus Bank as Vice President Client Experience Manager as well as his time as Associate Vice President, Branch Manager at OneWest Bank.

As Dallalzadeh begins her new role in First Foundation’s Pasadena office, she will continue to work directly with clients and actively support the team’s growth and exceptional client service. Dallalzadeh brings a wealth of experience via her previous roles at Opus Bank as Vice President, Area Manager and Vice President, Retail Banking Manager.

“As we continue to grow our business, it is crucial to have leaders like Jay and Monica to strengthen our branches and continually growing team,” said Scott Kavanaugh, CEO of First Foundation. “Their client centric experience supports the mission and values of First Foundation.”

To speak with a First Foundation spokesperson regarding this story, please contact: firstfoundation@ficommpartners.com.

About First Foundation

First Foundation, a financial institution founded in 1990, provides integrated investment management, wealth planning, consulting, insurance, trust and banking services. The Company is headquartered in Irvine, California, with offices in Newport Beach, Pasadena, West Los Angeles, Oakland, San Diego, Indian Wells and the Imperial Valley in California; in Las Vegas, Nevada; and in Honolulu, Hawaii. For more information, please visit our website at www.ff-inc.com.

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