Richard P. Schifter

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Richard P. Schifter

Mr. Schifter has been a Senior Advisor at TPG since 2013 and was a partner at TPG from 1994 through 2013. 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. He joined Arnold & Porter in 1979 and was a partner from 1986 through 1994. Mr. Schifter currently serves on the boards of directors of Caesars Entertainment Corporation and LPL Financial Holdings Inc. Mr. Schifter also serves on the Board of Overseers of the University of Pennsylvania Law School. In addition, Mr. Schifter is a member of the Board of Directors of the American Jewish International Relations Institute and a member of the national advisory board of Youth, I.N.C. (Improving Non-Profits for Children). Mr. Schifter previously served on the boards of directors of American Airlines Group, Inc. from 2013 through 2018, Direct General Corporation from 2011 to 2016, Ariel Holdings, Ltd. from 2006 to 2012, Endurance Specialty Reinsurance from 2004 to 2006, American Beacon Advisors, Inc. from 2008 through 2015, Republic Airways, Inc. from 2009 through 2013, EverBank Financial Corporation from 2010 to 2017, Ryanair Holdings, PLC from 1996 through 2003, America West Holdings Inc. from 1994 to 2005, U.S. Airways Group Inc. from 2005 to 2006 and Midwest Airlines, Inc. from 2007 to 2009. Mr. Schifter holds a JD from the University of Pennsylvania Law School and a BA from George Washington University.