Chad Lasdon, Los Angeles, California

Chad Lasdon is Vice President of the Real Estate Industries Group at Manufacturers Bank, a subsidiary of Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation.  Previously he was Vice President and Relationship Manager of the Bank of the West.   Chad graduated from the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California, and received an M.B.A. from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.  His civic and community activities often focus on educational advancement and opportunity. Chad is Alumni Ambassador for Northwestern’s Kellogg School and an Alumni Engagement Board Member for the Buckley School in Sherman Oaks, California. He participates as an annual Stock Market Competition Judge for the Riordan Programs at the UCLA Anderson School of Management.   He has volunteered for Operation Gratitude and Reading to Kids, an inner-city program that promotes literacy and the joy of learning.

In Chad’s words: “I have a passion for education, and I am excited about the prospect of learning from Hebrew University professors through AFHU LEAD. I hope to gain a deeper connection with AFHU and Hebrew University via interaction with faculty, administrators, students and influencers. I want to engage in discussions with high-level thinkers about leadership and acquire the tools needed to be an effective leader.”