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Portrait of Richard Parsons

Senior Advisor

Richard Parsons

Richard “Dick” Parsons is a Senior Advisor at Dynasty Equity.

Dick is the former Chairman and CEO of Time Warner, former Chairman of Citigroup, former Senior Advisor of Providence Equity, and former interim CEO of the Los Angeles Clippers basketball team.

Dick joined Time Warner, the world’s largest media and entertainment company at the time, in 1995 and served as Chairman and CEO from 2002 to 2008. Prior to Time Warner, Dick was Chairman and CEO of Dime Bancorp, Managing Partner of the New York law firm Patterson, Belknap, Webb and Tyler, counsel for Nelson Rockefeller, and a senior White House aide under President Gerald Ford. Dick also served as a Senior Advisor of Providence Equity Partners from 2009 to 2022.

Dick is currently a Board Member of the Estée Lauder Companies, Lazard Ltd, and Madison Square Garden Sports. Dick serves as Chairman Emeritus of the Partnership for New York City, Chairman of the Jazz Foundation of America, and sits on the Boards of the Commission on Presidential Debates and the Apollo Theater Foundation. Dick was a member of President Obama’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness. Dick is also a Co-Founder and Partner at Imagination Capital and Chairman of Equity Alliance.

Dick received his undergraduate education at the University of Hawaii and a Juris Doctor from Union University’s Albany Law School.