TITLE: Executive Vice President, Secretary and Trustee
FUNDING AREAS: Education, medical research, and Jewish music
PROFILE: Richard Sandler serves as executive vice president, secretary and trustee of the Milken Family Foundation, where his official bio shares:
Richard Sandler is executive vice president, secretary and a trustee of the Milken Family Foundation. He has been involved with the Foundation since its formation in 1982 and has contributed time and support to its many initiatives in education and medical research.
Richard chairs the board of trustees of The Jewish Federations of North America and is the former chair of The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles. He serves on a number of nonprofit boards, including the American Jewish University, Milken Community High School and the University of California at Berkeley Foundation. He is also a member of the board of directors of the Prostate Cancer Foundation and the Milken Institute.
Richard is a partner in the law firm of Maron & Sandler, specializing in business restructurings and acquisitions, securities transactions and real estate. He has been an investor for over 25 years, including acting as the managing partner of various partnerships investing in securities, commercial and industrial real estate projects, and other business transactions. He serves on the boards of directors of a number of companies that he is involved with including KU Education, Inc., Knowledge Schools, Inc., and Heron International Limited, an international real estate company. Richard is a member of the State Bar of California and the American Bar Association. He graduated magna cum laude from the University of California, Berkeley, and received his law degree from UCLA Law School.