Richard D. Parsons is a businessperson who founded PanAfrican Investment Co. LLC and who has been at the head of 12 different companies.
He is Managing Member at this company. Mr. Parsons is also Chairman of Jazz Foundation of America, Chairman of The Rockefeller Foundation and Director & Lead Director at Lazard Group LLC and on the board of 12 other companies.
In his past career he held the position of Chairman for ViacomCBS, Inc., Chairman at Citigroup, Inc., Chief Executive Officer for Los Angeles Clippers, Inc., Managing Partner at Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Dime Bancorp, Inc., Chairman at Warner Media Investments, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of The Dime Savings Bank of New York, FSB, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Time Warner Cos., Inc., Chairman for Time Warner, Inc., President for Historic TW, Inc., Co-Chief Operating Officer at AOL Time Warner, Inc. and Chairman for Apollo Theater Foundation, Inc.
He received an undergraduate degree from the University of Hawai'i at Hilo and a graduate degree from Union University.