Ilene Gold was born in Brooklyn, and met her husband Stanley when she came to Los Angeles for her cousin’s wedding. In 1964 they were married; they have two children, Jennifer and Charles. Jennifer serves on the Board of Trustees at Westover School in Connecticut and Charles serves on the Board of Trustees at Occidental College in Los Angeles. Stanley Gold has had a storied career as President and CEO of Shamrock Holdings, Roy Disney’s business private investment company, and now serves on its Board of Trustees. Stanley has played a leading role at The University of Southern California (USC) serving as Chairman of the Board of Trustees and the USC Law School. He has sustained many Jewish organizations, and been a significant political contributor. He currently remains on the Board at USC, is on Board for The Jewish Federation of Los Angeles, and The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles. Stanley is currently of council at his previous law firm Gang, Tyre, Ramer and Brown.
Mrs. Gold previously served on the Board of Councilors of Letters, Arts and Sciences at USC and is currently on the Board at the Roski School of Fine Arts at USC and the Board of Blue Ribbon for the Arts. As a resident of Beverly Hills for over 40 years, Mrs. Gold is an active philanthropist in her community.