Schwarzenegger’s financial advisors
Here are the 23 people the gubernatorial candidate has signed up to advise him on economic matters.
Michael J. Boskin
Senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and professor of economics at Stanford University. Advisor to Gov. Pete Wilson and chairman of the President’s Council on Economic Advisors in the first Bush administration.
World’s second-richest man (after Microsoft’s Bill Gates) and legendary investor; chairman of Omaha-based Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Has homes in San Francisco and Laguna Beach.
State assemblyman from Irvine. Has a bachelor’s in economics from UCLA and a master’s in business taxation from USC. On Tuesday called Lt. Gov. Cruz Bustamante’s economic proposals “absolutely unspeakably bad.”
John F. Cogan
Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution. Member of the Congressional Budget Office’s Panel of Economic Advisors and an economic advisor to President George W. Bush.
Robert A. Day
Chairman of Los Angeles investment firm TCW Group, which manages $85 billion. Raised more than $100,000 for George W. Bush’s 2000 presidential campaign. Grandfather founded Superior Oil, later bought by Mobil.
James L. Doti
President of Chapman University in Orange since 1991. Professor of economics. Schwarzenegger helped raise funds for a new film and television studio at Chapman, and Doti presented the actor with an honorary doctoral degree in 2002.
Eugene F. Fama
Professor of finance at University of Chicago business school. Known for theories on the efficiency of free markets. Director of research at Dimensional Fund Advisors, a Santa Monica investment management company in which Schwarzenegger owns a stake.
Larry L. Flores
President of El Tapatio Markets Inc. in Los Angeles, a supermarket chain.
Paul F. Folino
Chairman and CEO, Emulex Corp., a Costa Mesa maker of computer circuit cards. Board member of New Majority, a Orange County group of more than 100 wealthy, moderate Republicans. Encouraged Schwarzenegger to run for office.
Russell D. Goldsmith
CEO of City National Corp., Beverly Hills-based banking firm catering to small and mid-size businesses.
Bonnie Guiton Hill
Party affiliation unknown
President, B. Hill Enterprises. Former senior vice president of the Los Angeles Times.
Brian L. Halla
Chairman and CEO of Santa Clara-based National Semiconductor Corp., which this week said it cut back on grants of employee stock options, an increasingly controversial form of compensation.
F. Warren Hellman
Chairman of San Francisco investment firm Hellman & Friedman, which owns a 10% stake in the Nasdaq Stock Market. Backs Schwarzenegger but says he still opposes the recall election.
California secretary of State, 1994 to January 2003. Third-generation rancher and farmer from Fresno.
Raymond J. Lane
Partner at Silicon Valley’s best-known venture capital firm, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. Former president of software giant Oracle Corp.
Edward E. Leamer
UCLA professor of economics and director of UCLA’s Anderson Forecast.
David H. Murdock
Age: 79 or 80
Chairman and CEO of Dole Food Co. in Westlake Village. Took the company private earlier this year. Major landowner in Hawaii.
Orange County restaurateur; has championed the rights of immigrants. Appointed by George W. Bush to the President’s Advisory Committee on the Arts.
A. Jerrold Perenchio
Chairman and CEO of Spanish-language broadcasting firm Univision Communications Inc., based in Los Angeles.
Well-known venture capitalist in Silicon Valley. Co-founder of semiconductor leader Intel Corp.
George P. Shultz
Fellow at the Hoover Institution. Former U.S. secretary of State and Treasury secretary.
Donna F. Tuttle
President, Korn Tuttle Capital Group of Beverly Hills; co-owner of the Utah Grizzlies minor-league hockey team and the Inland Empire 66ers, a San Bernardino minor-league baseball team.
Julie Meier Wright
Declined to state party affiliation
CEO of San Diego Regional Economic Development Corp. Former state secretary of Trade and Commerce under Gov. Pete Wilson.
Source: Voter registration records, company reports, Times research
Compiled by Times librarians John Jackson and Cary Schneider