The La Jolla life suits Robert Fudge, proud father of three


Robert M. Fudge served as treasurer of the San Diego Chapter of the Multiple Sclerosis Society from 1982 to 1984, and stays in contact with many of the board members. He enjoys his active membership at the La Jolla Beach and Tennis Club and all the activities therein. Fudge said he considers his biggest accomplishment to be his three children’s success in academics and athletics, highlighted by his 20-year-old sophomore, who is on the honor roll at Texas Christian University.

A home mortgage consultant with Wells Fargo, Fudge is an active participant in the La Jolla Real Estate Brokers Association.

What brought you to La Jolla?

I attended San Diego State University in 1976 through 1999 and moved to La Jolla in 1983 to start my own CPA practice on Prospect Street.

What makes this area special to you?

It’s the beautiful weather, beaches and my close friends.

If you could snap your fingers and have it done, what might you add, subtract or improve in the area?

We need wider parking spaces and the immediate availability to find a place to park to run errands, shop and dine out.

Who or what inspires you?

People who have made success on their own without the aid of trust funds and their parents’ money; honest hardworking people who show everyone courtesy.

If you hosted a dinner party for eight, whom (living or deceased) would you invite?

My good friends Mike and Kelly Dorvillier, Jonathan and Wendy Segal, Eric Zimmer, Wayne Lewis, JP and Barbara Sheriden.

What are your five favorite movies of all time?

Those would be “Sound of Music,” “The Great Escape,” “Braveheart,” “Gladiator,” “Raiders of the Lost Ark.”

What is your most-prized possession?

The pictures of my three children are most dear to me.

What do you do for fun?

I go bicycle riding up the coast, play tennis, and sail on my friend’s yacht.

Describe your greatest accomplishment.

Obtaining my CPA license.

What is your motto or philosophy of life?

Make friends, not enemies. Perform random acts of kindness.