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Mr. Eli Broad

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Life Trustee

Phone: (323) ***-****  HQ Phone
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
5905 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles , California 90036
United States

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Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • bachelor's degree
    Scripps College
  • master's degree , history
    Courtauld Institute of Art , University of London
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Staff - The Broad Foundation, 18 Dec 2014 [cached]
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Eli Broad - Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress, 31 Aug 2014 [cached]
Eli Broad Eli Broad - Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress
Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress
Eli Broad
Eli Broad is a renowned business leader who built two Fortune 500 companies from the ground up over a five-decade career in business. He is the founder of both SunAmerica Inc. and KB Home (formerly Kaufman and Home Corporation). Today, Eli Broad and his wife, Edythe, are devoted to philanthropy as founders of The Foundations, which they established to advance entrepreneurship for the public good in education, science, and the arts.
Mr. Broad was the founding chairman and is a life trustee of The Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, and he is currently a trustee of The Museum of Modern Art in New York. Mr. Broad is a life trustee of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, where the Broads gave a $60 million gift to build The Broad Contemporary Art Museum, which opened in February 2008.
Tireless advocates of Los Angeles, the Broads have championed the cultural and architectural vitality of the city. Committed to the belief that all great cities need a vibrant center, Mr. Broad was the visionary behind the development of Grand Avenue in downtown Los Angeles, which will blend residential, retail, cultural and recreational uses into a civic centerpiece to rival the main boulevards of the world's greatest cities. In 1996, Mr. Broad and then-Mayor Richard Riordan spearheaded the fundraising campaign to build the Frank Gehry-designed Walt Disney Concert Hall, which opened to worldwide acclaim in October 2003.
In 2004, Mr. Broad became a Regent of the Smithsonian Institution by appointment of the U.S. Congress and the President. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and in 1994 was named Chevalier in the National Order of the Legion of Honor by the Republic of France. In fall 2007, Mr. Broad received the Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy.
Strong believers in higher education, the Broads have further extended their philanthropy to a number of universities across the country. The Broad Foundation made a major contribution to the School of the Arts and Architecture at UCLA for The Eli and Edythe Broad Art Center. Mr. Broad is a life trustee at Caltech, where the Broads created the Broad Fellows Program in Brain Circuitry and gave the cornerstone gift to create the Broad Center for the Biological Sciences. In 2006, the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California announced the creation of the Eli and Edythe Broad CIRM Center for Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research. In 2007, the Broads announced a major gift to UCLA for the Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research. Mr. Broad has also served as chairman of the board of trustees of Pitzer College and vice chairman of the board of trustees of the California State University system.
Mr. Eli Broad, 22 July 2008 [cached]
Mr. Eli Broad ChairmanAIG Retirement Services, Inc.
Eli Broad is chairman and chief executive officer of SunAmerica Inc., a leading financial services company specializing in retirement savings products, and founder-chairman of Kaufman and Broad Home Corporation.He is also co-owner and co-chairman of the Sacramento Kings and Arco Arena.A prominent civic leader and philanthropist in Los Angeles, Mr. Broad is chairman of the Los Angeles World Affairs Council, and serves on the boards of American International Group, California Institute of Technology, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and UCLA Foundation.The founding chairman of the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art, he established in 1984 the Eli Broad family foundation to foster the study and appreciation of the art of the last quarter of the 20th century.The Eli Broad College of Business and Graduate School of Management at Michigan State University (his alma mater) are named in his honor, and in 1994 he was named Chevalier in the National Order of the Legion of Honor by the Republic of France.
Berggruen Institute on Governance | Eli Broad, 6 Aug 2014 [cached]
Eli Broad Berggruen Institute on Governance | Eli Broad
Eli Broad Eli Broad founded the real estate development company Kaufman & Broad (KB Home) and the financial company SunAmerica. He is also well known for his extensive art collection that he lends out to museums and galleries for public viewing through the Broad Art Foundation. Broad and his wife also maintain the Broad Education Foundation to help support and improve public education in urban communities. Eli Broad was born on June 6, 1933 in Detroit Michigan and, after attending grade school, completed his undergraduate degree at Michigan State University and graduated cum laude in 1954. Three years later he helped create the real estate builder Kaufman & Broad, better known as KB Homes. It became the first publicly traded "home builder" company on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). Broad made millions off of his company and began looking at other ventures as a result. Broad also founded SunAmerica for which he acted as the CEO until 2000. Eli and his wife, Edythe Broad, began an extensive art collection and created the Broad Art Foundation to help support the efforts in spreading art education. In 1984 they began lending out portions of their collection to over 400 museums and university galleries around the world. Within six years, Eli Broad and his wife created the Broad Education Foundation for the purpose of supporting and improving public education in urban communities. In the first five years of operation, the Broad Education Foundation gave over $500 million in support of innovative leadership in urban school systems and another $100 million to create the Broad Institute of MIT for use in biomedical research. The foundation also gave money to Harvard and the Whitehead Institute in support of similar goals. s an advocate of Los Angeles, Eli Broad has committed both time and money to renovating and reviving his beloved city. Not only has he partnered with the Mayor to beautify specific areas of the city, he also helped to fund the Walt Disney Concert Hall designed by the legendary Frank Gehry. In 2004, the U.S. Congress and the President of the United States appointed Eli Broad to the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution. Besides holding a degree from Michigan State University, Broad also holds an Honorary Doctor of Humanities Degree from Michigan State University and another Honorary Doctor of Laws Degree from Southwestern University.
National Board of Advisors | Children's Scholarship Fund, 31 Aug 2014 [cached]
Eli Broad Chairman, SunAmerica Inc.
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