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Rick Keller

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CO-FOUNDER, CHAIRMAN: FIRST FOUNDATION INC.

Founded wealth manager 1990 … saw chance in 2007 to start bank, hired Scott F. Kavanaugh, Doug Freeman, both OC 500 … Keller owns shares worth almost $50M … helped steer UCI investment committee through 2008 financial collapse … founding member, UCI Center for Investment and Wealth Management … has served boards for city of Irvine, Hoag, Charles Schwab, diabetes and arts groups