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 has been actively engaged in business, civic, and philanthropic organizations throughout his career. He is the immediate past Chairman of the Kaiser Family Foundation as well as the Texas Biomedical Research Institute. He currently is Chairman of the Rivard Report, a non-profit, member supported digital source of independent news and commentary serving San Antonio. He is a founding director of the Bank of San Antonio and Texas Hill Country Bank and currently serves on the board of the United States Air Force Academy Foundation, the San Antonio Medical Foundation, LiftFund, TAV Health and Evestra, Inc. Additionally, he is affiliated with the United States Olympic Endowment and serves on both the Finance Committee and Investment Committee.
His previous board affiliations include Edison International (serving two terms as Lead Independent Director), eBay, Inc., BEA Systems, the Times Mirror Company, the Smithsonian Institution, Pomona College and the USO. He is the past chairman of United Way Campaigns in Denver and Los Angeles.
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 Dick was honored by the Air Force Academy and named one of its distinguished graduates. He and his wife Kathy live in San Antonio, Texas and have two grown children and five grandchildren.