IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--First Foundation Inc. (NASDAQ: FFWM), a financial services company with two wholly-owned operating subsidiaries, First Foundation Advisors and First Foundation Bank, announced today they have hired Nathan Holt as Assistant Vice President, Branch Manager at the bank’s Las Vegas location.

In his role, Holt will lead the Las Vegas branch in growing its existing relationships as well as expanding within the market. As Las Vegas was home to First Foundation’s first branch outside of Southern California, it is a region that holds a significant importance to the team and Holt will continue to focus on First Foundation’s mission of supporting the wealth and well-being of all new and existing clients.

“As our bank continues to grow, it is essential for Las Vegas to have a leader like Nathan to serve our clients,” said Lindsay Lawrence, Chief Banking Officer of First Foundation. “Nevada is an important market for us and we are excited to welcome Nathan to our team.”

Holt brings numerous years of banking experience to the role, most recently at Wells Fargo Bank as a Trust Administrator. His expertise in trust is an added benefit, as well as insight about the local market.

About First Foundation

First Foundation, a financial institution founded in 1990, provides private wealth management, personal banking, and business banking. The Company has offices in California, Nevada, and Hawaii with headquarters in Irvine, California. For more information, please visit