1990 Distinguished Alumna
Joan J. Branin
1973, M.A., Finance/Accounting, UCLA
1970, M.A., Educational Psychology, CSULB
1966, B.A., Newark State College
The new vice president and manager of Chase Private Investment Banking of Los Angeles is the same person who used to start her days taking roll as a teacher ion the Los Alamitos and El Rancho School Districts.
Joan Branin also worked as a medical sales representative and research analyst before joining First International Bank. There, as a vice president, she managed a $680 million portfolio, moving on to vice presidencies at Standard Chartered Bank and Union Bank.
The teacher in the vice president still emerges with instructing experience at the University of San Francisco, Orange Campus and at Pasadena City College. She is active with the American Diabetes Association, Girl Scouts of America, United Way, UCLA Alumni Association, and the Los Angeles Junior Chamber of Commerce.
From Alumni Awards 1990 program