First Foundation Appoints Kevin Thompson as EVP and Chief Financial Officer
Wealth Management and banking provider First Foundation has announced the appointment of Kevin Thompson as Executive Vice President Chief Financial Officer (CFO). As CFO, Thompson will be responsible for the company’s financial operations and report directly to First Foundation Chief Executive Officer Scott F. Kavanaugh.
“I believe Kevin will be instrumental in our next stage of growth and development,” said Kavanaugh. “As First Foundation continues to grow, it will be key to have financial leadership to help guide our strategies going forward. We are confident that Kevin has the experience to manage the financial functions of our complex, industry-leading business.”
Thompson bring over 20 years of experience in corporate finance to the team at First Foundation. He most recently served as Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer, EVP at Opus Bank. Thompson also previously held leadership positions at Midland States Bank and Zion Bankcorporation. He MBA and BA from Brigham Young University.
This is an exciting time to join First Foundation and I am grateful for the opportunity," Thompson said. "First Foundation is a leading financial services firm with a business model that has continued to deliver results for its clients as well as its stakeholders. Scott and the entire executive team understand how to build a valuable business and I'm delighted to be a part of it.”