Dick Schlosberg is the former Publisher and CEO of the Los Angeles Times and the immediate past President and CEO of the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, a position he held since 1999. The Packard Foundation is one of the nation’s largest philanthropic foundations. During his five-year tenure, the Foundation averaged more than $10 billion in assets and made over $2 billion in grants to non-profit organizations worldwide.
Dick continues to be very active in civic and professional organizations. He is currently a board member of eBay, located in the Silicon Valley of Northern California, and of Edison International in Southern California, where he serves as the Lead Independent Director. In addition, he is Chair of the Board of the Kaiser Family Foundation and is a founding director of the United States Air Force Academy Endowment, a charitable foundation supporting the Air Force Academy. He is the past chairman of United Way campaigns in Denver and Los Angeles. His previous board affiliations include the Smithsonian Institution, BEA Systems, Junior Achievement, Pomona College, the USO and the Newspaper Association of America.
After returning to San Antonio in 2004, Schlosberg became a founding director of The Bank of San Antonio, Bandera First State Bank and San Antonio Capital Management and Trust Holdings. He also serves on the boards of the San Antonio Area Foundation, the Texas Biomedical Research Institute and the San Antonio Medical Foundation.
Dick graduated from the United States Air Force Academy and earned a master’s degree with honors from the Harvard Business School. He served five years as an Air Force pilot and is a veteran of the Vietnam War. In 2003 he was honored by the Air Force Academy and named one of its distinguished graduates.