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Leonard Martin Richards

Leonard Martin Richards, American investment executive, consultant.

Background

  • Richards, Leonard Martin was born on June 4, 1935 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Leonard Martin and Marion Clara (Lang) Richards.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Pennsylvania State University, 1957. Master of Business Administration, University Pennsylvania, 1963. MTh, Universal Seminary, 1996.

      Doctor of Theology, Universal Seminary, 2000.

    Career

    • Assistant to senior partner Van Cleef, Jordan & Wood, New York City, 1963-1968. Vice president, portfolio manager Bernstein-Macaulay, Inc., 1968-1972. Partner G. H. Walker, Laird Company, 1972-1974.

      Vice president, trust officer, manager institutional funds group Republic Bank N.A., Dallas, 1974-1977. Vice president, senior investment officer, member executive committee Variable Annuity Life Insurance Company, Houston, 1977-1988. Vice president, senior investment officer American General Series Portfolio Company, 1985-1988.

      President L.M. Richards & Company, Houston, since 1982, also board directors. Member advisory board Trinity Life Center, 1996-2000. Managing director The Enhancement Institute, since 2003.

      President Lenan Holdings, Inc., 2005—2009. Captain United States Army, 1957-1965.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Independent

    Membership

    President, board directors Sand Dollar, Inc., Houston, 1985—1996. Trustee Post Oak School, 1997—1999, Universal Seminary, 1997—2000, president, since 2001. Member, board director Capital Institutional Services, Dallas, 1991—1999.

    Trustee PAIRS Foundation, Weston, Florida, 2004—2006. Board directors Houston Chorale, 1988—1990. Member ACFA Institute, Houston Society Finance Analysts, Wharton Club (Houston), Houstonian Club.

    Personality

    Interests

    Skiing, travel, scuba.

    Connections

    • Married Phyllis Janelle Mowrey, August 26, 1961 (divorced August 1978). Children: Lisa, David Reed.
    • father: Leonard Martin Richards
    • mother: Marion Clara (Lang) Richards
    • spouse: Phyllis Janelle Mowrey
    • children: Lisa Richards
    • David Reed Richards
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    Nationality
    • 1957
      Pennsylvania State University
    • 1963
      University Pennsylvania
    • 1996
      Universal Seminary
    • 1963 - 1968
      Assistant, to senior partner Van Cleef
    • 1968 - 1972
      vice president, Bernstein-Macaulay
    • 1968 - 1972
      portfolio manager, Bernstein-Macaulay
    • 1972 - 1974
      partner, G. H. Walker
    • 1974 - 1977
      vice president, institutional funds group Republic Bank North America
      Dallas, Texas, United States
    • 1974 - 1977
      trust officer, institutional funds group Republic Bank North America
      Dallas, Texas, United States
    • 1974 - 1977
      manager, institutional funds group Republic Bank North America
      Dallas, Texas, United States
    • 1977 - 1988
      vice president, executive committee Variable Annuity Life Insurance Company
      Houston, Texas, United States
    • 1977 - 1988
      senior, executive committee Variable Annuity Life Insurance Company
      Houston, Texas, United States
    • 1977 - 1988
      member, executive committee Variable Annuity Life Insurance Company
      Houston, Texas, United States
    • 1982
      president, L.M. Richards & Company
      Houston, Texas, United States
    • 1985 - 1988
      vice president, investment officer American General Series Portfolio Company
    • 1985 - 1988
      senior, investment officer American General Series Portfolio Company
    • 1996
      member, advisory board Trinity Life Center
    • 2003
      managing director, The Enhancement Institute
    • 2005 - 2009
      president, Lenan Holdings
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