William Ruh Continues the Legacy of Leadership and Expertise at the RSF Foundation

The Rancho Santa Fe Foundation is pleased to announce William Ruh as the new board chairman of the organization. Mr. Ruh will continue to build upon the extraordinary leadership and dedication of the previous chairman, Neil Hokanson. Mr. Ruh is an executive vice president and managing principal of Aequitas Capital Management and serves on the boards of nCino, Inc., Mocapay Inc., MotoLease, and Strategic Capital Alternatives, having served as chairman on the board of various insurance holding companies and payment services companies. He has also served as a director of Security Business Bancorp, Regency Bancorp, and Hanmi Financial Corporation, as well as several privately-owned community banks.

With the foundation nearing the milestone of $100 million in assets, and given the rapid growth of the organization over the past years, Mr. Ruh will focus on ensuring the organization maintains a strong foundation and embracing future growth and expansion. Mr. Ruh elaborated on the foundation’s growth, “As a community foundation, the RSF Foundation provides personalized charitable giving services for donors and grants to both local and regional nonprofit organizations. We are planning for our growth to both strengthen and expand our ability to provide these philanthropic services to the community.”

Looking towards the future, the foundation will continue to meet the philanthropic needs of the community. The foundation encourages community involvement and input and wants to hear from their neighbors and community members. Be sure to visit the foundation at the “Get to Know the RSF Foundation” wine and cheese reception on March 12 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the Community Room in the RSF Plaza.