Richard D. Jones has been a Trustee of the Gladstone Institutes since 1971 and is the only one of three founding trustees of the original Gladstone Trust who is still a Gladstone Trustee.

Richard D. JonesMr. Jones was general counsel to J. David Gladstone from 1959 until Mr. Gladstone’s death in 1971. Thereafter, Mr. Jones directed the affairs of Mr. Gladstone’s various business ventures, including the completion of construction, financing and leasing of Northridge Fashion Center, the management of Valley Plaza Shopping Center and the development and disposal of several smaller properties. Mr. Jones, a native of southern California, is a graduate of both Whittier College and the University of Southern California School of Law.


Albert A. Dorman has been a Trustee of the Gladstone Institutes since 1988.

Albert A. DormanMr. Dorman is also the Founding Chairman of Los Angeles-based AECOM Technology Corp., which was launched in 1990. Listed on the New York Stock Exchange, AECOM is a leading provider of program management and diversified technical and professional services. It employs 45,000 people and generates annual revenues in excess of $8 billion. An architect and engineer, Mr. Dorman has been involved in projects on all seven continents and has extensive experience in the design and operation of advanced research facilities, infrastructure programs, architecture, engineering, finance and management. He has operated in both the public and private sectors, and is the author of numerous articles on the management of technical organizations. Mr. Dorman holds an appointment as a Research Professor in the Viterbi School of Engineering, at the University of Southern California (USC). He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering. He is a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects, a Fellow and Distinguished Member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, and has received many honors for his professional work and civic community service. Mr. Dorman earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering at the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), an MS in civil engineering from USC, and an honorary ScD from NJIT.


Andrew S. Garb has been a Trustee of the Gladstone Institutes since 2004.

Andrew S. GarbMr. Garb is associated with the law firm Loeb & Loeb LLP in Los Angeles, where he was the managing partner from 1986 to 1992. In 1981, he was named legal counsel to the Gladstone Trustees, and in 1995 he became Trustee Designate. At Loeb & Loeb, Mr. Garb’s clients have included J. Paul Getty, Jr., the Conrad Hilton Foundation, the William Randolph Hearst Trust and the estates of Gene Roddenberry and Frank Sinatra. He is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel and has published and lectured extensively in the field of trust and estate law. In addition to his professional activities, Mr. Garb is Director of The Roddenberry Foundation, a director of the Kane Educational and Research Foundation as well as Chair of the Board and Co-Founder of Success Through the Arts Foundation. He is President of the Board of The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation, Greater Los Angeles Chapter, and a lay reviewer of the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation’s National Grants Review Committee. Mr. Garb earned a JD at Harvard Law School in 1967. Following a teaching/research assistantship at Yale Law School, he received his LLM from the University of Southern California Law School.