Todd is a founding member and Chairman of Bel Air Investment Advisors. Prior to starting Bel Air, Todd was a Limited Partner at Goldman, Sachs & Co. in Los Angeles, where he launched the Private Client Services’ investment advisory business for high-net-worth individuals and families. He also was General Partner at Goldman Sachs in New York (1984-1991) where he was responsible for the Private Client business. Todd began his investment career in 1970 and is regularly sourced for insightful commentary on publications such as The Associated Press, Bloomberg Business Week, Forbes, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and CNBC.
Todd currently serves on the Board of Directors, and is a previous Chairman, of the United Jewish Federation Council of Greater Los Angeles. He is also a lifetime Trustee and former Director of Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles and is a member of its Investment Committee. He has also served in various roles of several charitable organizations including General Campaign Chairman and Chairman of the Los Angeles Jewish Federation; Honorary Trustee of the Jewish Community Foundation; member of the Board of Directors of Big Brothers of Greater Los Angeles; member of the Board of Governors of New York Hospital; and Vice Chairman of the Coalition to Free Soviet Jews.
Todd received his B.A. from the University of Minnesota.