Richard N. Merkin

Founder at Heritage Provider Network, Inc.

Richard N. Merkin

Richard N. Merkin

Founder at Heritage Provider Network, Inc.

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Career Highlights

Heritage Provider Network, Inc.
FasterCures
Heritage Media Corporation

RelSci Relationships

832

Number of Boards

15

Number of Awards

1

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Founder at Milken Family Foundation

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President Emeritus at California Institute of Technology

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President Emeritus at California Institute of Technology

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Chief Executive Officer at Milken Institute

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American Medical International, Inc.

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Co-Founder & Co-Chief Investment Officer at Canyon Capital Advisors LLC

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Co-Founder at Clarity Partners

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Daley & Tang Partners LLC

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Provost at California Institute of Technology

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Chief Financial Officer at United Friends of the Children

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Richard N. Merkin
Founder at Heritage Provider Network, Inc.
Education
Undergraduate Degree in Mathematics

A private research university with more than 15,000 students from around the world, the University of Miami is a vibrant and diverse academic community focused on teaching and learning, the discovery of new knowledge, and service to the South Florida region and beyond. Led by President Donna E. Shalala, the University comprises 12 schools and colleges serving undergraduate and graduate students in more than 180 majors and programs. In 2012, U.S.News & World Report ranked UM No. 44 in its “Best Colleges” listings, the fourth year in a row it has been among the top 50, and it continued to be the highest ranked school in Florida. U.S. News also cited several of its programs in “America’s Best Graduate Schools.” Established in 1925 during the region’s famous real estate boom, UM is a major research university engaged in $360 million in research and sponsored program expenditures a year. While the majority of this work is housed at the Miller School of Medicine, investigators conduct dozens of studies in other areas, including marine science, engineering, education, and psychology

MD

The University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine is the graduate medical school of the University of Miami.

Career History
Founder
1996 - Current

Heritage Provider Network, Inc. provides medical care services to health plan holders and regulatory agencies. The firm recognizes that the efficient use of technology can improve quality of care while reducing costs. It is a limited Knox-Keene licensed organization in California that provides affordable quality care to its members. The company was founded in 1996 by Richard N. Merkin and is headquartered in Northridge, CA.

Co-Founder
Tenure Unconfirmed

FasterCures, a center of the Milken Institute, is an action tank, determined to remove barriers to medical progress. They have only one goal: to save lives as rapidly as possible. They work to improve the medical research system - so that They can speed up the time it takes to get important new medicines from discovery to patients.

Founder
Prior

Heritage Media Corp. provides advertising and promotional services. It offers television and radio audience measurement, advertising information services, print readership, customized media research, GRP analyses and creative tracking services for advertising messages. The company is headquartered in Dallas, TX

Boards & Committees
Member, Advisory Board
Current

Tennenbaum Capital Partners, LLC (TCP) is a leading alternative investment management firm focused primarily on credit opportunities. Since the firm’s founding in 1999, TCP has invested over $10 billion in approximately 200 portfolio companies through its credit opportunities strategy, in addition to investments by a specialty fund focused on debtor-in-possession financing. Today, the firm has committed capital under management of approximately $4.5 billion. Additionally, TCP is the external advisor to publicly-traded business development company, TCP Capital Corp. (NASDAQ: TCPC). More information on TCP Capital Corp. can be found at www.tcpcapital.com. TCP targets primarily U.S. middle-market credits where the firm can play a meaningful role in each situation, in investment positions of up to $250 million. Our principals have significant experience crafting unique solutions throughout the capital structure of both publicly-traded and privately-held companies. The firm’s investment professionals combine deep industry sector knowledge with extensive expertise in financial, operational, trading and legal disciplines to successfully execute TCP’s investment strategies. Integrity in dealing with our business associates, investors and the wider community is ingrained at TCP. The firm prides itself on its investor-friendly approach, and has been recognized for its endorsement of the ILPA (International Limited Partner Association) Private Equity Principles. We are a valued deal partner and we seek to build long-term relationships. TCP is committed to a long-lasting business based on quality and fair dealing. TCP is honored to be named a winner in the DealMakers Private Equity Awards 2012, recognizing a select number of leading private alternative investment firms across the globe, for their areas of specialization.

Member, Advisory Board
Current

Prodea invests in the telecommunications and space tourism industries

Trustee
Current

Jet Propulsion Laboratory operates a national research facility. It is a federally funded research and development center. The firm specializes in robotic space and Earth science missions. The company was founded by Frank Malina, Ed Forman, and Jack Parsons on October 31, 1936 and is headquartered in Pasadena, CA.

President
Current
Member, Board of Trustees
Current

California Institute of Technology provides education focusing on science, engineering, academia, business, and public service. The company was founded in 1891 and it is headquartered in Pasadena, CA.

Member, Board of Trustees
Current

Museum Associates operates museums and organizes art exhibits. The company shares its collection through exhibitions, public programs, and research facilities. Museum Associates was founded in 1910 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, CA.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$25K - $50K
2015

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, Inc. engages in the research, clinical initiatives, patient services, and advocacy for pancreatic cancer. The company was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Manhattan Beach, CA.

$15K - $25K
2013

Los Angeles Philharmonic Association promotes orchestra, bands, and other entertainers. The firm performs orchestral and chamber music, jazz, world music, and holiday concerts at the Walt Disney Concert Hall and the Hollywood Bowl. The company was founded in 1919 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, CA.

$2,500 - $4,999
2013

UCLA's primary purpose as a public research university is the creation, dissemination, preservation and application of knowledge for the betterment of our global society. To fulfill this mission, UCLA is committed to academic freedom in its fullest terms: We value open access to information, free and lively debate conducted with mutual respect for individuals, and freedom from intolerance. In all of our pursuits, we strive at once for excellence and diversity, recognizing that openness and inclusion produce true quality. These values underlie our three institutional responsibilities. Learning and teaching at UCLA are guided by the belief that undergraduate, graduate and professional school students and their teachers belong to a community of scholars. This community is dedicated to providing students with a foundational understanding of a broad range of disciplines followed by the opportunity for in-depth study in a chosen discipline. All members of the community are engaged together in discovering and advancing knowledge and practice. Learning occurs not only in the classroom but also through engagement in campus life and in communities and organizations beyond the university.

Political Donations
$2,700
2016

Senator at Office of the Senator from California, Kamala Harris

$11K
2014

Vice Chairman & Managing Director at Moelis & Co.

$2,600
2013
Awards & Honors
2013
University of California, Los Angeles - Medical Visionary Award
Events
Speaker
Los Angeles, CA, United States
2013 Milken Institute Global Conference

Through a unique international agenda and some of the smartest speakers on the planet, the Milken Institute Global Conference tackles the world’s most difficult challenges in an array of fields - from finance and philanthropy, to the environment and education, to government and health.

Speaker
Los Angeles, CA, United States
2012 Milken Institute Global Conference

Through a unique international agenda and some of the smartest speakers on the planet, the Milken Institute Global Conference tackles the world’s most difficult challenges in an array of fields - from finance and philanthropy, to the environment and education, to government and health.

Speaker
Los Angeles, CA, United States
2011 Milken Institute Global Conference

The 2011 Milken Institute Global Conference brings together some of the most extraordinary people in the world - from entrepreneurs and executives to philanthropists, scientists and Nobel laureates. Together they explore solutions to today's most pressing social, political and economic challenges.

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