Bachelor of Arts, Amherst College, 1954; Master of Business Administration, Harvard University, 1958.
Vice president, Kamkap, Inc., New York City, 1958-1960;
president, Kemline California, San Jose, 1960-1961;
president, Zeigler Harris Corporation, San Fernando, California, 1961-1963;
vice president, Fullview Industries, Glendale, California, 1963-1965;
consultant, Mordy & Company, Los Angeles, 1965-1968;
principal, Grisanti & Galef, Inc., Los Angeles, 1968-1984;
chairman, chief Executive officer, Spectrum Group, Inc., Los Angeles, since 1978;
president, Spectrum Group, Inc., Los Angeles
chairman, chief Executive officer, MagneTek, Inc., Los Angeles, since 1984. Director Warnaco Inc., New York City. Board directors Post Group, Inc., Hollywood, California.
Chairman Petco Inc., San Diego.
Chairman, board advisers Anderson Graduate School Management, University of California at Los Angeles. Board directors Center Theater Group. Chairman The Galef Institute Served to United States Air Force, 1956-1958.
Married Suzanne Jane Cohen, June 26, 1954 (divorced February 1963). Children: Stephanie Anne Galef Streeter, Marjorie Lynn Galef, Michael Lewis. Married Billie Ruth Medlin, November 7, 1964 (divorced May 1988).
Children: Phyllis Anne Galef Bulmer, Catherine Marie Kimmel. Married Bronya Kester.