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Michael Ernest Tennenbaum

Michael Ernest Tennenbaum, American investor.


  • Tennenbaum, Michael Ernest was born on September 17, 1935 in St. Petersburg, Florida, United States. Son of Reubin and Frieda (Miller) Tennenbaum.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1958. Master of Business Administration with honors, Harvard University, 1962.


    • Associate Burnham & Company, New York City, 1962-1964, Bear, Stearns & Company, New York City, 1964-1969, senior managing director, 1969-1996, vice chairman investment banking division, 1988-1993. Chairman board directors Technology Park, Atlanta, 1978-1981. Senior managing partner Tennenbaum Capital Partners, LLC, Los Angeles, since 1996.

      Board directors Pemco Aviation Group, chairman. Board directors Anacomp, Inc. Chairman Los Angeles World Affairs Council, WinCnp.

      Founder Tennenbaum Institute Enterprise Transformation, Georgia Technology School Industrial and Systems Engineering, Tennenbaum Interdisciplinary Center Neuropsychiatric Institute University of California at Los Angeles.


    Board governors, vice chairman Boys and Girls Clubs American. Member national advisory board Georgia Institute of Technology, 1971-1977. Member visiting committee Harvard University School Business, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1986-1992, board associates, since 1992.

    Trustee emeritus Georgia Technology Foundation, Inc., Atlanta, 1988-1996. Board directors Joffrey Ballet, 1990-1992, chairman executive committee, 1991-1992. Board directors Music Center Los Angeles County Unified Fund Cabinet, 1990-1991.

    Board vistiors University of California at Los Angeles School Medicine, since 2000. Chairman Los Angeles Mayor's Special Advisory Committee on Fiscal Administration, 1993-1994, California High Speed Rail Authority, 1998-2001. Commissioner California Intercity HighSpeed Ground Transportation Commission.


    • Married Suzanne Stockfisch. Children by previous marriage: Mark Stephen, Andrew Richard.
    • father: Reubin Tennenbaum
    • mother: Frieda (Miller) Tennenbaum
    • spouse: Suzanne Stockfisch
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    Born September 17, 1935
    • 1958
      Georgia Institute of Technology
    • 1962
      Harvard University
    • 1962 - 1964
      Associate, Burnham & Company
    • 1964 - 1969
      Associate, Burnham & Company
      Bear, Delaware, United States
    • 1978 - 1981
      chairman, board directors Technology Park
      Atlanta, North-West, South Africa
    • 1996
      senior, managing partner Tennenbaum Capital Partners