William R. Feiler

Jewish Community Foundation Trustee and Former Board Chair Bill Feiler


Board of Trustees, Investment Committee, Leadership


It is rewarding to be a part of The Foundation team, and to support Jewish organizations in Los Angeles, especially those that engage young adults.

William R. Feiler is a former managing director and founding member of Bel Air Investment Advisors LLC. Prior to starting Bel Air in 1997, Bill worked for Goldman Sachs in Los Angeles for 14 years and was a vice president responsible for equity research and portfolio management. Before Goldman Sachs, he spent two years as a national account representative for CFS Continental, a wholesale food distribution firm. Mr. Feiler served as chair of the Jewish Community Foundation from 2017-2020. He currently serves as a trustee and is co-chair of The Foundation’s Investment Committee, as well as a member of the Executive Committee and Finance Committee. He has also served in the community as chairman of the Financial Division of the Los Angeles Jewish Federation. He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of California, San Diego and received his master’s of business administration from UCLA’s Anderson Graduate School of Management.

Expertise/Specialty Areas:

  • Finance and Investments

Community Leadership Summary:

  • Past chair, Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles
  • Co-chair, Investment Committee and member, Executive Committee and Finance Committee, The Jewish Community Foundation
  • Past chair, Financial Division of the Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles