Chief Executive Officer
Joel Padowitz founded Palladium Capital Group in 2003 and has served as its CEO since that time, having facilitated hundreds of transactions totaling billions of dollars. Previously, he had been a Principal of Gerber Financial Management, a CPA firm in Beverly Hills, where his roles included financial sales, investment analysis, and business development. Mr. Padowitz received his undergraduate degree from Harvard University where he studied economics and graduated with a perfect 4.00 GPA. He received his MBA from Israel’s Bar Ilan University where he finished first in his class. He holds the Chartered Financial Analysts (CFA) designation and is also an ordained Orthodox Jewish rabbi. In 1992, Mr. Padowitz was honored at the White House by then President George H.W. Bush for outstanding achievements in science, and he is also a two-time national champion of the US Science Olympiad.