General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> September 25, 2000

Darell Krasnoff – Bel Air Investment Advisors Llc

WILLIAM R. FEILER is a Managing Director and Founding Member of Bel Air Investment Advisors LLC. Prior to joining the firm, he was with Goldman Sachs & Co. in Los Angeles for almost 14 years. He was a Vice President whose responsibilities included equity research and portfolio management. After receiving his BA in 1980 from the University of California-San Diego, Mr. Feiler spent two years as a national account representative for CFS Continental, a wholesale food distribution firm. He received his MBA from UCLA's Anderson Graduate School of Management in1984. Mr. Feiler was the 1997 Chairman of the Financial Division of the United Jewish Federation in Los Angeles. He resides in Santa Monica, California with his wife and their three children. Profile
DARELL L. KRASNOFF is a Managing Director of Bel Air Investment Advisors LLC. Prior to joining the firm, he was a Managing Director of Goldman Sachs where he was Manager of Private Client Services for the Los Angeles office. He joined Goldman Sachs in 1981, providing investment advice to wealthy individuals for 10 years before he became Regional Manager in 1991. Mr. Krasnoff is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Center Theatre Group, the operating company for the Mark Taper Forum and the Ahmanson Theatre. He is also the past Chairman and is currently on the Board of L.A. Team Mentoring, an organization that provides mentors to approximately 1,000 students at nine middle schools in challenging urban neighborhoods in Los Angeles. In addition, he is currently on the Finance Committee of the Board of Trustees of Occidental College and the Board of Directors of the Early Childhood Center at Cedars Sinai. Mr. Krasnoff received his BA from Occidental College, where he was captain of the football and rugby teams. He has two sons and lives in Brentwood, California. Profile
TWST: Won't you begin by introducing us to Bel Air Investment Advisors?

Mr. Krasnoff: Bel Air was started about three years ago by five partners

who all had a lot of experience working with