Mort Stuhlbarg was just out of college when he moved to Long Beach in 1960 to work for Arvin Industries, Inc., then a Fortune 500 company. Mr. Stuhlbarg is the founder and former President and CEO of Stuhlbarg International Sales Company (SISCO, Inc.), the second largest vendor of branded consumer safes in the United States. Mr. Stuhlbarg’s company was awarded the 2005 International Achievement Award for consistently contributing to education, for having a greater understanding of world trade issues, and for demonstrating community involvement in the support of international trade.
Mr. Stuhlbarg is the past Chair of the Long Beach Planning Commission, the advisory body that provides advice, insight, and leadership to the Mayor and City Council on all matters affecting development in the City. In addition, he has served as the Vice President of Development for The National Conference for Community Justice, as the President of the International City Theatre Board of Directors, and on the Board of Directors for the Long Beach Symphony. Mr. Stuhlbarg now serves as Vice Chair of Development for the California Conference for Equality & Justice (CCEJ), as Board Chair for the Long Beach Ronald McDonald House, and as a member of the Jewish Studies Academic Advisory Board at CSULB.
He and his wife Susan have a son who is an actor and a daughter who until recently taught English Writing at Brown University.