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Photo: Coby Sonenshine

Coby Sonenshine
Director, First Foundation Inc.
Director, First Foundation Bank

Mr. Sonenshine is the co-CEO of Prell Restaurant Group, an operator of fast casual restaurants. Previously, Mr. Sonenshine was the President of Professionals' Retirement Strategy, a retirement planning and entity risk management firm and was the co-founder of RSM EquiCo, an investment bank specializing in mergers and acquisitions of privately-held middle market companies. Mr. Sonenshine began his career as an equity analyst at Farmers Insurance and Kayne Anderson.

Mr. Sonenshine holds the designation of Chartered Financial Analyst, is a member of the California State Bar, the Young Presidents' Organization (YPO) and the Association for Investment Management and Research (AIMR).

Mr. Sonenshine graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School of Business and a B.A. in International Relations from the College of Arts and Sciences. At the University of Southern California, he earned a J.D. from The Law Center and an M.B.A. from the Marshall School of Business.

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