University of Southern California

John Bendheim
Bendheim Industries

Mr. Bendheim is President of Bendheim Enterprises, Inc., a real estate investment holding company with operations located exclusively in California and Nevada. Mr. Bendheim also founded Inland Homes in 1994 and has specialized in providing equity funding for real estate transactions. Previously, he was President of Benditel Incorporated an apparel manufacturer based in Los Angeles, California.  Mr. Bendheim has invested in real estate for his personal account since 1976 and has owned apartments, surgery centers, office buildings, condominiums, model homes, industrial buildings, recreational vehicle parks, and convenience centers.

Mr. Bendheim was the past Chairman of the Cedars-Sinai Board of Governors and the Los Angeles Sports & Entertainment Commission.  Bendheim also served as Vice- Chairman of the Psychological Trauma Center, Vice Chairman of the Cedars-Sinai Resource Development committee and 2001-2002 Executive Chairman of the International Young Presidents Organization .  He is a member of the Board of Directors of Liquipel, California Republic Bank, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, American Fidelity Corporation, Lowenstein Foundation ,  Beverly Hills Chamber of Commerce, Beverly Hills Convention and Visitors Bureau, USC Marshall School Board of Leaders, Wallis Annenberg Center For the Performing Arts, Los Angeles Sports and Entertainment Commission and the Evergreen Community School.

Bendheim was also past Chairman of the Cedars Sinai Sports Spectacular which honors the top world class athletes, and has raised millions of dollars for the children of the Genetic Birth Defects Center.

Mr. Bendheim was awarded the 2008 Cedars Sinai Board of Governors Philanthropic Leadership Award for his endless contributions to the Heart Stem Cell Center and to the community of Beverly Hills and beyond. He has also established the John Bendheim Executive in Residence Program at the USC Marshall School of Business.

Mr. Bendheim received his Bachelor of Science degree in 1975 and an MBA in 1976 from the University of Southern California.

Bendheim and his wife, Cathi reside in Los Angeles with their twenty three year old daughter Alexandra.