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James Russell Berdell

investment manager , venture capitalist

James Russell Berdell, American venture capitalist, investment manager. Massachusetts Institute of Technology grantee, 1967; Drexel University scholar, 1962. Member San Francisco Society Security Analysts, West Coast Venture Capitalists Society, Chartered Finance Analysts, Commonwealth Club California, University Club, Phi Kappa Phi, Sigma Rho.

Background

Berdell, James Russell was born on March 23, 1944 in Sellersville, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Russell Warren and Helen Dorothy (Schmidt) Berdell.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Drexel University, 1967. Master of Science in Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1969.

Career

Portfolio manager, Hillsborough Capital Corporation, San Francisco, 1969-1971;finance analyst, Mitchum, Jones & Templeton, San Francisco, 1971-1973;director of research, Schuman, Agnew & Company, San Francisco, 1973-1975;partner, Montgomery Securities, San Francisco, 1975-1982;president, Berdell, Welling & Company, Menlo Park, California, since 1982.

Membership

Member San Francisco Society Security Analysts, West Coast Venture Capitalists Society, Chartered Finance Analysts, Commonwealth Club California, University Club, Phi Kappa Phi, Sigma Rho.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: travel, skiing, swimming, music.

Connections

Married Mary Cecilia Clark, November 27, 1971. 1 child, Lauren Kimberly.

father:
Russell Warren Berdell

mother:
Helen Dorothy (Schmidt) Berdell

spouse:
Mary Cecilia Clark

child:
Lauren Kimberly Berdell