He is the chairman of the Jewish Federation Council of Greater Los Angeles. Richard also serves on the boards of directors of the American Jewish University, Valley Beth Shalom, Milken Community High School, the University of California at Berkeley Foundation, the Prostate Cancer Foundation and the Milken Institute. He is executive vice president and a trustee of the Milken Family Foundation. In addition, 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 partner in the law firm of Maron and Sandler which specializes in business restructurings and acquisitions, securities transactions and real estate. He is also a member of the State Bar of California. Richard is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, and received his law degree from UCLA Law School.