Richard P. Schifter
Youth INC Board Co-Chair
Rick Schifter has been a partner at TPG Capital (formerly Texas Pacific Group) since 1994. Prior to joining TPG, Mr. Schifter was a partner at the law firm of Arnold & Porter in Washington, D.C., where he specialized in bankruptcy law and corporate restructuring and represented Air Partners in connection with the acquisition of Continental Airlines in 1993. Mr. Schifter joined Arnold & Porter in 1979 and was a partner from 1986 through 1994. Mr. Schifter is a member of the District of Columbia Bar and graduated cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 1978. He received a B.A. with distinction from George Washington University in 1975.
Mr. Schifter currently serves on the Boards of Directors of LPL Investment Holdings, Inc., Bristol Group, LPL Holdings Inc., Ariel Reinsurance Company Ltd, The Board of Overseers of the University of Pennsylvania Law School and is a member of the Boards of Directors of the Washington Chapter of the American Jewish Committee, Youth INC, (Improving Non-profits for Children), and The EcoEnterprise Fund of the Nature Conservancy. Mr. Schifter also served on the Boards of Directors of Ryanair, PLC from 1996 through 2003, America West Holdings from 1994 to 2005 and US Airways Group from 2005 to 2006.