Robert A. Muh

Former CEO and Co-Founder, Sutter Securities Inc.; FBS Advisory Council Co-Chair; Chairman of the Board, The Culinary Institute of America

Mr. Muh was a co-founder of Sutter Securities Inc. Mr. Muh is a former senior managing director in charge of the San Francisco region of Bear, Stearns & Co., Inc. Mr. Muh supervised the overall business development and operations of 200 professionals and staff. Bear Stearns’ activities in San Francisco included corporate finance, retail brokerage, institutional sales, fixed income sales, public finance, and real estate in northern California and the Pacific Northwest.

Mr. Muh moved to San Francisco in 1984 from Bear Stearns’ Los Angeles office. He joined Bear Stearns in Los Angeles regional corporate finance department where he built the firm’s largest corporate finance office outside of New York. He became a general partner of Bear Stearns in 1982. Mr. Muh supervised numerous public offerings and merger assignments. In addition, he provided expert witness testimony and valuations for numerous public and private companies.

Mr. Muh was chairman of Newburger, Loeb & Co., Inc., a New York Stock Exchange member firm and with McKinsey & Co., management consultants. Bob is a life trustee emeritus of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is a former member of the board of FINRA and Chair of the FINRA Small Firm Advisory Board. He has also served as a director of numerous public and private companies.

Mr. Muh has a bachelor’s degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an M.B.A. and Master of Philosophy degrees from Columbia University. While at Columbia, Mr. Muh was an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Finance. Bob was an Adjunct Professor at the University of San Francisco Law School.