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Jeff Morris

President, Newport Beach

Jeff Morris has been in the commercial leasing/finance industry since 1974. Always as a principal in various companies he graduated from USC in 1972 as a finance major. Jeff and his wife Diane have 3 boys aged 27, 24 and 21 and has been a resident in Laguna Beach for over 30 years

He has been on the boards of many civic and charitable organizations such as: Southern California Chapter of YPO, Children’s Hospital of Orange County, USC Associates, Orange County YMCA. He has also headed the public campaign for Children’s Hospital and raised over $12 million

Darren Finestone

Managing Director, Beverly Hills

Darren Finestone graduated from Columbia University in 1991 with a BA in Political Science and a minor in film.

Darren furthered his education at Pepperdine Law School where he spent a semester abroad in London, focusing his studies on International Law. Upon graduation, Darren was admitted to the California BAR in 1995. After practicing law for a short time, Darren went in to the Equipment Finance industry. The top salesman at two different lease companies from 1998 to 2003, Darren used his diverse background to excel in the industry.

Currently, Darren is a managing director for Global Finance Group. He is married to a wonderful woman, Tammy, and has two beautiful children, Jade and Tai.