CEO, President, Banc of California
WHY: In March took over Banc of California, county’s second-largest based bank. Deep background in acquisitions and operations, at PacWest Bancorp from 2002 through 2014; was president of its subsidiary Pacific Western Bank.
RECENT: Purposely reducing assets to shed less profitable products.
NOTABLE: During his time at PacWest, Wolff led more than 20 acquisitions, including $2.3B purchase of CapitalSource in 2013.
FUN FACTS: Wife, Courtney; boys Griffin, 17; Graham, 14; favorite film, “Bourne Identity”; favorite book, “Spytime,” by William F. Buckley Jr.; fan of “The Sopranos.”