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Joan Broude Seidel

investment advisor , securities dealer

Joan Broude Seidel, American securities dealer, investment advisor. Named Citizen of Year Beverly Hills Chamber of Commerce, 1993.


Seidel, Joan Broude was born on August 16, 1933 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Ned and Betty (Treiger) Broude.


Bachelor, University of California at Los Angeles, 1954. Postgraduate, New York Institute of Finance.


Registered principal, investment advisor, Morton Seidel & Company Inc., Los Angeles, 1970-1974;vice president, Morton Seidel & Company Inc., Los Angeles, 1974-1993;president, since 1993;also board directors, Morton Seidel & Company Inc., Los Angeles. Instructor University of California at Los Angeles Extension, 1979-1984.


Treasurer City of Beverly Hills, California, 1990-2001, chairman rent adjustment board, 1989-1990, member, 1983-1989. Investment committee Young Women’s Christian Association of greater Los Angeles, 1987-2002, treasurer 1992-1995. Board directors Discovery Fund for Eye Research, Los Angeles, since 1987, treasurer, since 1999.

Corporation board directors Queen's Care, 1999-2005, finance committee, 1999-2005, audit committee, 2004-2005. Board directors Los Angeles Opera, since 2002. Chief Financial Officer Maple Councils Center, 2002-2004.

Board governors Cedars Sinai Medical Center. Fellow Association for Investment Management and Research, Israel Institute of Technology (honorary). Member American Technion Society (vice president 1998-2002, president Southern California chapter 2001-2004, national board directors since 2002, international board since 2003, national president 2006-2009, board chairman, 09-), National Association Security Dealers (district business conduct committee 2S 1993-1995, 98-2000, small firm advisory board 1998-2000, chair district 2 1999-2000), Los Angeles Society Finance Analysts, Los Angeles Opera Finance Investment Committee, Organization Women Executives, Rotary, Phi Sigma Alpha.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, traveling.


Married Arnold Seidel, August 18, 1957. Children: David, Craig.

Ned Broude

Betty (Treiger) Broude

Arnold Seidel

David Seidel

Craig Seidel