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Stasia Washington
Stasia Washington
Managing Director

Phone: (310) 943-8802
Cell: (310) 625-0753
[email protected]

Stasia Washington works directly with high net worth individuals and families to create customized plans to protect and grow wealth, often across multiple generations. She also helps nonprofit foundations, exempt organizations, and endowments to realize their short and long-term financial objectives through strategy and asset management.

Ms. Washington is active outside of First Foundation. Currently, she serves as Board Chair, Driving Force Group, Executive Board Member and Treasurer, Women in Film and as a Board Member for CAST LA. Stasia is also a Board Advisor for Bay Cities Metal Products. Most recently, she served on the Board of Directors of MusiCares Foundation for the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, KCET Public Broadcasting and West Angeles Community Development Corporation just to name a few.

Recognized throughout her career, Ms. Washington’s honors include the National Sales Network’s Women in Sales Excellence Award, National STEM Top Woman of Color in Finance Award, The American Cancer Society Award of Merit, and The Los Angeles NAACP Outstanding Leader of the Year Award. In 2019, Ms. Washington received the Distinguished Alumnus Award at Pepperdine’s Graziadio School of Business and Management. She was also recognized as one of the 2018 Los Angeles Business Journal’s Most Influential Wealth Managers and received the Outstanding Banker of the Year Award from the Los Angeles Urban Bankers’ Association.

Ms. Washington has served as a keynote and featured speaker for the 2019 Graziadio School of Business Commencement , American Banker Association’s National Wealth Management Conference, American Public Radio’s Marketplace, She Built it Podcast, Blackbird Collective Podcast, Minds Matter and First Foundation’s Focus on Women Practice. Ms. Washington earned a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) degree from Pepperdine University’s Graziadio School of Business and Management. She is a graduate of the UCLA Executive Leadership Institute at Anderson Business School.

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