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Donn Brian Conner

Donn Brian Conner, American investment management executive. Chartered finance analyst.


  • Conner, Donn Brian was born on February 25, 1939 in Tulsa. Son of Donald Lawrence and Claire (Collins) Conner.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Engineering, University Michigan, 1962. Postgraduate, University Southern California, Los Angeles, 1964.


    • Mechanical research analyst Dow Chemical Company, Midland, Michigan, 1963-1964. Account executive Dean Witter Reynolds, Newport Beach, California, 1964-1970. Trust officer Security Pacific Corporation, Los Angeles, 1970-1972.

      Portfolio manager Campbell, Reed, Conner & Birdwell, 1972-1978, president, since 1978. Board directors Sesmark Foods Corporation, Rockford, Illinois, Sesaco Inc., Yuma, Arizona, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles.

    Major achievements

    • Chartered finance analyst.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Episcopalian


    Executive committee Westside Young Men’s Christian Association, Los Angeles, since 1975. Board directors Emphysema Foundation, Los Angeles, 1980-1985. Chairman board Hathaway Children's Services, Los Angeles, since 1980.

    With United States Army, 1962. Member Institute Chartered Fin Analysts, San Diego Security Analysts Society, Finance Analysts Society San Diego, Rotary, Los Angeles Country Club, Bond Club Los Angeles, The Beach Club (past president), Chaparral Club (president since 1989), Regency Club.



    Running, volleyball, paddle tennis, wind surfing, skiing.


    • Married Melinda McMahan, June 12, 1980. Children: Stephanie Allaire, Baird Austin, Natalie Elizabeth.
    • father: Donald Lawrence Conner
    • mother: Claire (Collins) Conner
    • spouse: Melinda McMahan
    • children: Stephanie Allaire Conner
    • Baird Austin Conner
    • Natalie Elizabeth Conner
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    Born February 25, 1939
    • 1962
      University Michigan
    • 1964
      University Southern California
    • 1963 - 1964
      Mechanical research analyst, Dow Chemical Company
      Midland, Cayman Islands
    • 1964 - 1970
      account executive, Dean Witter Reynolds
      Newport Beach, California, United States
    • 1970 - 1972
      trust officer, Security Pacific Corporation
    • 1972 - 1978
      portfolio manager, Campbell
      Reed, Essex, United Kingdom