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Richard Raymond Heath was American investment company executive. Bar: Colorado 1954, California 1957, Arkansas 1973.


Heath, Richard Raymond was born on June 22, 1929 in La Junta, Colorado, United States. Son of Perry Stanford and Genevieve Anabelle (Whitney) Heath.


University of Colorado at Boulder (Bachelor of Arts). University of Colorado at Boulder (Bachelor of Laws).


Member firm Neyhart & Grodin, San Francisco, 1957-1966. Deputy Peace Corps director Ivory Coast, 1966-1968. Director Ivory Coast, 1968-1969.

Peace Corps director Mali, 1969-1972. Director Arkansas Department Financial and Administration. Also chief fiscal officer, commissioner revenues State of Arkansas, member governor's cabinet, 1972-1977.

Director San Francisco International Airport, 1977-1981. Vice president, director marketing AIS, Inc., 1981-1984. Executive vice president, Chief Financial Officer United Bank, San Francisco, 1984-1985.

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer National Business Resources Inc., 1985-1987. Partner Hakman & Company, Investment Bankers, 1987-2000. Chairman, Chief Executive Officer Podarok International, Inc., 1993-1996.

Chairman, president Heath Management Services, 1994-2000. Chairman Laser Design International, LLC, since 1996. Chairman, Chief Executive Officer 1st California Business and Industrial Development Corporation, United Business Ventures.

Board directors V-Ray Imaging, Inc. Vice chairman Multi-State Tax Commission, 1973-1974, chairman, 1976-1977, member executive committee, 1974-1977. Delegate Conference State Bar Delegates.


  • Bar: Colorado 1954, California 1957, Arkansas 1973.


Board directors, treasurer San Francisco Midsummer Mozart Festival, 1986-1992, chairman, 1999-2000. Member national board directors Coalition for a Democratic Majority, 1973-1976. Chairman board directors FORUM.

Member conservative caucus national Tax Limitation Committee, since 1980. Member representative presidential task force Republican national Committee, 1980-1991. Member State Bar California, San Francisco Bar Association (past chairman industrial accident committee), San Francisco Lawyers Club, American, California trial lawyers associations, San Francisco Planning and Urban Renewal Association, National Parks Association, California Applicants Attorneys Association (vice president) Clubs: Little Rock Racquet, Little Rock Athletic, San Francisco Tennis (governor), Rotary International, World Trade.


Married Arlene Newbrow, November 3, 1961.

Perry Stanford Heath

Genevieve Anabelle (Whitney) Heath

Arlene Newbrow