Mr. Kalm is a retired financial consultant and investment banker. He is the founder of American Baltic Capital, an investment partnership focused on Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, and founder-director of Cresco, a Tallinn, Estonia-based investment bank (1996-2006). Mr. Kalm is also the President of First Arcadia Corporation, a merger & acquisition advisory firm, from 1984 to the present. Formerly a business executive in oil & gas, investment and high technology industries, Mr. Kalm was previously a member of the State of California Employment Training Panel; past chairman and board member of Methodist Hospital of Southern California; former member of the Mechanical Engineering Advisory Committee at California State University – Long Beach, and; former president of Estonian League of the West Coast. Mr. Kalm has also served as a director of the Estonian-American National Council, vice president of Americans for Congressional Action to Free the Baltic States, chairman of the Methodist Hospital Foundation, president of the Caltech Alumni Association, and national chairman of the Caltech Alumni Fund. Mr. Kalm earned his B.S. and M.S. degrees in civil engineering from Caltech and received his M.B.A. from Harvard University. Mr. Kalm and his wife Celia reside in Arcadia.
Original Appointing Authority: Supervisor Antonovich
Current Appointing Authority: Supervisor Antonovich
Date of Original Appointment: November 2009