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Jared Wolff

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President

Jared M. Wolff is the Vice Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of Banc of California, Inc. (NYSE: BANC). He also serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of its wholly-owned banking subsidiary, Banc of California. Banc of California is the third largest bank headquartered in California with approximately $36 billion in assets and over 2,300 employees.

Mr. Wolff is a veteran California banking executive with deep expertise in finance, law and risk management. Mr. Wolff joined Banc of California from City National Bank, a Los Angeles-based $80 billion regional bank and wholly owned subsidiary of Royal Bank of Canada, where he was Executive Vice President and General Counsel, and served on the bank’s executive committee. Prior to City National, Mr. Wolff was President and member of the Board of Directors of Pacific Western Bank, a leading California-based commercial bank and wholly owned subsidiary of PacWest Bancorp (NASDAQ: PACW), and previously served as Executive Vice President and General Counsel of PacWest Bancorp. During his tenure, Mr. Wolff oversaw more than 20 acquisitions including PacWest’s $2.3 billion acquisition of CapitalSource (NYSE: CSE). Mr. Wolff joined PacWest from the law firm Sullivan & Cromwell, LLP.

Mr. Wolff is a member of several professional and nonprofit organizations, with notable roles including recently being appointed Vice Chairman at Large of the California Bankers Association’s Board of Directors. Additionally, he is a member of the WSJ CEO Council, the CEO Council of Los Angeles, the Executive Committee of the Mid-Size Bank Coalition of America, the FTV Capital Strategic Advisory Board, the Board of Trustees of de Toledo High School, and the Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO).

Mr. Wolff received his B.A. from Duke University, his M.A. in French Language and Literature from Middlebury College, and his J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School.

Debbie Dahl-Amundson

Executive Vice President, Chief Internal Audit Officer

Debbie Amundson is the Executive Vice President, Chief Internal Audit Officer of Banc of California. Ms. Amundson leads the Internal Audit Group, SOX Compliance Program and Independent Credit Review Group, which are responsible primarily for Banc of California’s independent internal assessment of the adequacy and effectiveness of the organization’s governance, risk management, internal controls, asset quality and portfolio management, as well as the quality of performance in carrying out assigned responsibilities to achieve the organization’s goals and objectives.

Before joining Banc of California, Debbie was SVP and Assistant General Auditor for PNC Financial Services Inc.’s Internal Audit Department, as well as SVP and Director of Risk Management’s Credit Risk Review group. She was the Loan Review Manager and Vice President at BMO/Harris, formerly Marshall & Ilsley (M&I) Bank, served as Internal Audit Director & 1st Vice President at JP Morgan Chase, formerly Washington Mutual Bank, and was the Senior Manager and Vice President of Internal Audit at Wells Fargo Bank.

Ms. Amundson started her banking career with National Bank of Alaska as a management trainee, handling commercial and retail loan portfolios, commercial and retail branch sales and service, and the internal audit’s loan review functions.

She received her bachelor of science degree in finance and business administration with minors in economics and mass communications from Minnesota State University Moorhead. She graduated from Pacific Coast Banking School at the University of Washington and completed the RMA/Wharton Advanced Risk Management Program at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. She has obtained Certified Internal Auditor, Certified Information Systems Auditor, and Internal Quality Assurance Assessment/Validation certifications. She is a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) and the Risk Management Association (RMA). She has been a panel speaker at the RMA Annual Risk Management Conference and guest speaker at the IIA.

Community and vocational service are areas of special interest to Ms. Amundson, and she spends a number of volunteer hours each year participating in projects such as Habitat for Humanity, Rotary International Community & Vocational Service projects, Junior Achievement activities, and United Way Women’s Leadership. She and her husband, Steve, are avid international travelers and enjoy time with their family and friends.

Ido Dotan

Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Administrative Officer

Mr. Dotan is the Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Administrative Officer of Banc of California. Mr. Dotan is a proven leader with extensive experience in the management of in-house legal departments, supporting multiple business lines and advising on transactional, regulatory, and corporate governance matters. In his role as Chief Administrative Officer, Mr. Dotan is responsible for implementing and facilitating organizational efficiency and coordination across all administrative areas of the Bank.

Prior to joining Banc of California, Mr. Dotan served as Executive Vice President, Assistant General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Carrington Mortgage Holdings, LLC, a holding company whose primary businesses include mortgage servicing and origination, real estate logistics and real estate services. Mr. Dotan also served as Chief Legal Officer of Arch Bay Capital, LLC, an investment management firm specializing in real estate and mortgage services. Before joining Arch Bay, Mr. Dotan served as Associate General Counsel and then Chief Legal Officer of Thompson National Properties, LLC, a commercial real estate firm and sponsor of a public real estate investment trust. Prior to going in-house, Mr. Dotan was an associate with the law firms of Sullivan & Cromwell LLP and Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP from 2004 to 2010, where he represented public and private companies and financial institutions in connection with mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, structured finance transactions and corporate governance matters.

Mr. Dotan currently serves on the Board of Directors of Orange County United Way and is engaged in community activities focused on education, homelessness and veterans.

Mr. Dotan received his bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business and his juris doctorate from the University of Southern California, Gould School of Law. Mr. Dotan is admitted to practice law in California.

Bryan Corsini

Executive Vice President, Chief Credit Officer

Bryan Corsini is the Executive Vice President and Chief Credit Officer of the Company and the Bank.

Mr. Corsini has over 36 years of experience in leadership roles in the financial service industries. From April 2014 to December 2023, Mr. Corsini served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Credit Officer of PacWest Bancorp and Executive Vice President of Pacific Western Bank. Prior to joining PacWest Bancorp, Mr. Corsini served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer of CapitalSource Bank from October 2011 to April 2014. Mr. Corsini previously served as President, Credit Administration of CapitalSource Bank from July 2008 to October 2011 and as Chief Credit Officer from CapitalSource Inc.’s inception in 2000 until July 2008. Prior to joining CapitalSource, Mr. Corsini was an Executive Vice President with Fleet Capital Corporation, a commercial finance company, from 1986 to 2000. Mr. Corsini was licensed in 1986 in the state of Connecticut as a certified public accountant (inactive) and was a Senior Auditor with Coopers & Lybrand.

Mr. Corsini is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive) and holds a B.S. in Accounting from Providence College.

Hamid Hussain


Hamid Hussain is the President of Banc of California, responsible for the overall strategy, goals and execution of the Bank’s client-facing teams outside of retail branches. Mr. Hussain is a seasoned executive leader who brings over 25 years of diverse experience in financial services, capital markets and corporate finance.

Prior to joining Banc of California, Mr. Hussain served as Executive Vice President, Real Estate Market Executive in the Commercial Banking group for Wells Fargo Bank, where he worked for 10 years. Mr. Hussain led a national team of senior banking professionals, set sales and marketing strategy, and was responsible for risk oversight.

Mr. Hussain is very active in the communities he serves and has held several board positions including past affiliations with U.S.S. Potomac Association Berkeley Repertory Theatre, and the American Heart Association.

Mr. Hussain received his MBA in Finance from Queen’s University in Kingston, Canada, and received his undergraduate degree in economics from the University of Toronto.

Joe Kauder

Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

Joe Kauder is the Executive Vice President, and Chief Financial Officer of the Company and the Bank.

Mr. Kauder has more than 30 years of experience in the banking and financial services industry, including more than 15 years in executive finance positions at Wells Fargo Corporation. Most recently, Mr. Kauder served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Wells Fargo’s Commercial Banking Segment, with over $200 billion in assets, and nearly $10 billion in revenue. Prior to that, Mr. Kauder was Chief Financial Officer and Chief Accounting Officer of the Wholesale Banking Segment with approximately $900 billion in assets and over $27 billion in revenue. Mr. Kauder’s career at Wells Fargo includes other senior leadership roles in finance, including as the Enterprise Accounting Business Unit Support Leader and the Director of Financial Oversight and Governance.

Prior to his time at Wells Fargo, Mr. Kauder served as Senior Vice President, Director of Accounting Policy at Wachovia Corporation. Mr. Kauder began his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP and also held finance roles at GE Capital. Since his departure from Wells Fargo in 2021, Mr. Kauder has been involved with a series of ventures, including a start-up blockchain company and as an Industry Advisor for Armstrong Wolfe Ltd.

Mr. Kauder is a licensed Certified Public Accountant (inactive) and holds a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

Alex Kweskin

Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer

Alex Kweskin is the Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer of Banc of California. Mr. Kweskin is a proven leader with deep experience in banking and human resources, along with an extensive knowledge of the Southern California banking landscape. In his role at Banc of California, Mr. Kweskin is committed to building a culture of excellence with our engaged, diverse and high-performing talent.

Prior to joining Banc of California, Mr. Kweskin has served as Managing Director, and Head of Human Resources for Union Bank, a division of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (NYSE:MUFG). During his 25 year career in Human Resources, Mr. Kweskin held senior leadership positions at Morrison & Foerster, LLP, Wells Fargo Capital Finance, California National Bank and The California Endowment.

Mr. Kweskin currently serves on the Board of Directors for Habitat for Humanity for Greater Los Angeles and is actively engaged in community activities. Recently, Mr. Kweskin has joined the Banc of California Foundation Board.

Mr. Kweskin holds a B.A. in Communication from Purdue University.

Olivia Lindsay

Executive Vice President, Chief Risk Officer

Olivia Lindsay is Executive Vice President, Chief Risk Officer of Banc of California. In this role, Ms. Lindsay oversees the Enterprise Risk Management organization and has responsibility for the Bank’s BSA, AML and overarching risk program across the Bank.

Prior to assuming her current role, Ms. Lindsay has served in various capacities including Deputy Chief Risk Officer and Deputy BSA Officer since joining Banc of California in 2016. Ms. Lindsay has over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry with a focus on the management and execution of operational and regulatory processes and controls. Prior to joining Banc of California, Ms. Lindsay spent 15 years at MUFG Union Bank in various roles, including Managing Director of the Performance Excellence Group.

Ms. Lindsay has extensive experience in the areas of risk and control framework development and operational process design and optimization. Ms. Lindsay’s areas of expertise include business process re-engineering for BSA/AML operations, third-party risk management, credit life-cycle operations, issues management, exam management and governance oversight. As a Lean Six Sigma certified expert, Ms. Lindsay has worked with business leaders to continually reimagine their service delivery models in order to remain competitive, efficient, compliant and relevant.

Ms. Lindsay also serves on the board for Hope Builders, an organization which empowers young adults of Orange County through mentorship and skills training.

Ms. Lindsay received her business administration degree from USC, with an emphasis in International Business.

Raymond Rindone

Executive Vice President, Deputy Chief Financial Officer & Head of Corporate Finance

Raymond Rindone joined Banc of California in November 2022. Mr. Rindone has more than 25 years of experience in the financial services and banking industry. He joins the Company from City National Bank, where he served since 2006, most recently as Deputy Chief Financial Officer. Prior to that, Mr. Rindone was employed by IndyMac Bancorp and certain of its subsidiaries, in a number of finance and accounting leadership roles, including Division CFO, Division Controller, and First Vice President, Financial Management. Mr. Rindone also served as CFO of Platinum Capital Group, Inc. He began his career as a Senior Consultant with Coopers & Lybrand, LLP (now PwC). Mr. Rindone holds a B.S. in Accounting from University of Southern California and is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive).

John Sotoodeh

Chief Operating Officer

John Sotoodeh is the Chief Operating Officer of Banc of California. In his role as COO of the Company, Mr. Sotoodeh oversees a broad range of services across the Company, including operations, technology and payments platforms, along with strategic initiatives.

Mr. Sotoodeh is an inspirational, strategic leader with over 30 years of experience leading complex businesses in the financial services industry. As an executive who has led retail and business banking operations across 15 states and over 16,000 team members, he has a proven track record of cultivating a talented and diverse team. He has extensive expertise in spearheading change in an ever-evolving environment, including leading multiple innovative strategies while prioritizing a strong and clear culture.

Prior to joining Banc of California, Mr. Sotoodeh held several key executive positions at Wells Fargo Bank, where he enjoyed an almost 30 year tenure. Most recently, Mr. Sotoodeh held the position of EVP and Regional Banking Executive for the Southwest Region. In this strategic leadership role he managed all aspects of the Consumer and Small Business Banking divisions and played a significant role developing and implementing key business strategies for the company. He also served as the chair of the Community Banking reputation committee.

Mr. Sotoodeh cares deeply about social causes focused on education, homelessness and ending hunger. He has served on numerous boards including United Way Los Angeles, Bankwork$, Greater Houston Partnership, Texas Business Leaders Council, KCET Television and San Diego Food Bank.

Mr. Sotoodeh is an active member of Young Presidents Organization.  He has also participated in an Executive Program at Harvard Business School and is a graduate of the Pacific Coast Banking School at the University of Washington.

Mr. Sotoodeh earned his BS in Finance at San Jose State University.

Monica Sparks

Executive Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer

Monica Sparks is an experienced accounting professional with a strong background in the U.S. banking sector. She specializes in International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), U.S. SEC filings, technical accounting research, accounting and U.S. GAAP reporting.

Prior to the company’s merger with Banc of California, Ms. Sparks was most recently an Executive Vice President and the Chief Accounting Officer for Pacific Western Bank and PacWest Bancorp. She also held senior accounting roles with American Business Bank, Hope Bancorp and California United Bank. Ms. Sparks spent 12 years with KPMG in various senior accounting roles, including as audit manager. She is a certified public accountant in California and member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Ms. Sparks earned her bachelor’s degree in business and managerial economics from University of California, Los Angeles. Her extensive experience in accounting and auditing have further enhanced the board’s perspective.