Phone: (310) 943-8802
Cell: (310) 625-0753
Ms. 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 Executive Board Member for Women in Film. Ms. Washington is a Founding Member of the Pepperdine University Center for Women’s Leadership and a Board Member for the Graziadio School of Business and Management at Pepperdine University. Most recently, she served for six years as a Board Member for MusiCares Foundation, the charitable division of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. Ms. Washington is a founding member of the Motion Picture Television Fund Professional Advisory Council and the Council of Urban Professionals - West Coast.
Ms. Washington is an accomplished private sector and community conscious trail blazer with over 25 years’ experience in the financial services industry. 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. Both the Mexican-American Business Coalition and the Asian Business Association honored her as an Outstanding Business Leader. Ms. Washington also received the Outstanding Banker of the Year Award from the Los Angeles Urban Bankers’ Association and the late U.S. Congressmen Julian Dixon recognized Ms. Washington with a special Congressional Economic Development Award.
Ms. Washington has served as a featured speaker for the American Banker Association’s National Wealth Management Conference, American Public Radio’s Marketplace, 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.