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Bernard Richards

Bernard Richards was American investment company executive. Certified Public Accountant, New York. Recipient Heavy Construction award United Jewish Appeal, 1980, President's medal Baruch College, 1989; named Oustanding Alumnus of Year Baruch College, 1979, Man of Year United Jewish Appeal, 1980, March of Dimes, 1983, Man of Year Baruch College Fund, 1972; Wood fellow Baruch College, 1979.

Background

  • Richards, Bernard was born on July 12, 1927 in New York City. Son of Charles and Sadie (Rubin) Richards.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Business Administration, Baruch College, 1949.

    Career

    • Accountant Eisner & Lubin, New York City, 1949-1953, South Dakota Leidesdorf, New York City, 1953-1956. From controller to treasurer to vice president finance to president Slattery Group Inc., 1956-1987. President Slattery Investors Corporation, since 1988.

      Chairman board directors Slattery Associates, Inc., 1968-1987.

    Major achievements

    • Certified Public Accountant, New York.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Judaism

    Membership

    Trustee Temple Sinai, Roslyn, New York, 1969-1989. Board directors Variety Boys Club, Queens, New York, 1972-1996. Board directors New York City Industrial Development Board, 1973-1976.

    Board directors Baruch College Fund, New York City, since 1975, president, 1996-1998. Member American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants, Moles, Beavers (board directors 1982-1996), Shelter Rock Tennis Club.

    Personality

    Interests

    Tennis, travel, bicycling, swimming, hiking.

    Connections

    • Married Arlene Kaye, December 23, 1948. Children: Carol Leslie, Patricia Ellen, Lori Gale.
    • father: Charles Richards
    • mother: Sadie (Rubin) Richards
    • spouse: Arlene Kaye
    • children: Carol Leslie Richards
    • Patricia Ellen Richards
    • Lori Gale Richards
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    Born July 12, 1927
    Nationality
    • 1949
      Baruch College
    • 1949 - 1953
      Accountant, Eisner & Lubin
    • 1953 - 1956
      Accountant, Eisner & Lubin
    • 1956 - 1987
      from controller, to treasurer to vice president finance to president Slattery Group Incorporated
    • 1968 - 1987
      chairman, board directors Slattery Associates
    • 1988
      president, Slattery Investors Corporation