Mr. Rady is an experienced banker, entrepreneur and philanthropist. He is Founder, President, CEO and Chairman of American Assets Inc., a NYSE listed REIT conglomerate with $4.5BB in assets that controls businesses in numerous sectors of the economy, including financial services, investment management and real estate.
He was formerly the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Westcorp, a NYSE-traded financial services company that was sold to Wachovia Corp. in 2006. His storied career spans a wide variety of industries, including beverage wholesale, radio stations/telecommunications towers, oil and gas, as well as professional soccer and major league baseball.
Mr. Rady has served as past Chairman, Board of Trustees, Director and Treasurer of the Rady Children’s Hospital and Health Center. He has also served as the Chairman of the Dean’s Advisory Council of the Rady School at UCSD, acting member of UCSD’s Chancellor’s Associates, Trustee of the Salk Institute for Biological Sciences and as a Trustee of Scripps Health.