Broad, Eli (06/06/1933- )

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  • Occupation: Business executive, philanthropist, Chairman of AIG SunAmerica, Inc., and KB Home.
  • Number of Terms: 1
  • Committees/Roles: Compensation and Human Resources Committee
  • Biography: Eli Broad of California is a renowned business leader who built two Fortune 500 companies from the ground up over a five-decade career in business. He is the founder-chairman of both SunAmerica Inc. and KB Home (formerly Kaufman and Broad Home Corporation). Today, Mr. Broad is focused on venture philanthropy. Founder of The Broad Foundation, Mr. Broad demonstrates his commitment to philanthropy and community by his ongoing leadership roles in art, education, science, and civic development. He serves on a number of boards, such as The Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, The Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and the Los Angeles Grand Avenue Committee. A fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Mr. Broad is the recipient of numerous awards and civic honors, including the Legion of Honor from the Republic of France.


  • Broad, Eli 1933-
  • Citizen Regent
  • Board of Regents
  • Board of Regents Committee on Compensation and Human Resources


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Short Legal Citation

108 Stat (2004), P.L. 108-284, S.J. Res. No. 38


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Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520,


Regent Tenure: 06/09/2004-2009


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