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investment executive , consultant

Leonard Martin Richards, American Investment executive, consultant ( fin: inv. service, Cons.)investment executive, consultant. Member Houston Society Finance Analysts, Association InvestmentMgmt. and Research.


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


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

Doctor of Theology, Universal Seminary, 2000.


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

New York City, 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;board directors, president L.M. Richards & Company, Houston, 1982^, Capital Instl.Svcs., Inc., Dallas, 1990^, Trinity Life Center, Houston.

Trustee Universal Theological Seminary, 1997^. President, board directors Sand Dollar Inc., Houston, 1985-1996^. Board directors Houston Chorale, 1988-1989.

Trustee Post Oak School, Houston, 1997^. Board of trustees Universal Theological Seminary, 1998^. Captain United States Army, 1957-1965.


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.


  • Other Interests

    Skiing, travel, scuba.


Married Phyllis Janelle Mowrey, August 26, 1961 (divorced August 1978). Children: Lisa, David Reed.

Leonard Martin Richards

Marion Clara (Lang) Richards

Phyllis Janelle Mowrey

Lisa Richards

David Reed Richards