Leadership

Officers

Lowell Milken
Chairman and Co-Founder

Richard Sandler
Executive Vice President and Secretary

Ralph Finerman
Senior Vice President and Treasurer

Dr. Jane Foley
Senior Vice President, Milken Educator Awards

Bonnie Somers
Senior Vice President of Communications, Milken Family Foundation

Lawrence Lesser
Senior Vice President, Creative Services

Richard Yee
Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Joni Milken-Noah
Vice President, Mike's Math Club

Gary Panas
Vice President of Design


Directors

Lowell Milken
Chairman and Co-Founder

Michael Milken
President and Co-Founder

Richard Sandler
Executive Vice President and Secretary

Ralph Finerman
Senior Vice President and Treasurer

Joni Milken-Noah
Vice President, Mike's Math Club

Roosevelt Grier
Program Director of Community Affairs

Lynda Resnick
Board Member

Lori Milken
Board Member

Dr. Thomas C. Boysen
Education Consultant

Ellen Sandler
Board Member

Mariano Guzmán
Board Member

Ferne Milken
Board Member

Gregory A. Milken
Board Member

Katherine Nouri Hughes
Board Member

Richard Sandler

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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.