Richard M. Schapiro

Chair of the Compensation Committee and member of the Audit Committee
Favorite Quote
When the phone don’t ring, you’ll know it’s me.
– Warren Buffett, paraphrasing Jimmy Buffett

I am continually impressed with the quality and depth of the management talent at Transamerica. I admire the way they aggressively implement the business plan while simultaneously evolving into a more modern digital platform.

I’ve been a long-time supporter of the Special Olympics as coordinator of a fund-raising bicycle ride from New York to Vermont. This aligns with my enjoyment of road cycling, golf, skiing, snowshoeing, and hiking. Giving back, regular exercise, and reading are my secrets to well-being.

Mr. Schapiro is a member of the Board of Directors (and Chair of the Compensation Committee) of Molina Healthcare and President of the Sunningdale Country Club.

Dick Schapiro has more than 35 years of investment banking experience, providing capital raising and advisory services to a variety of financial institutions and healthcare companies. He worked at Bank of America Merrill Lynch for 15 years until he retired as Managing Director, Health Care Group, in 2014. Mr. Schapiro began his career at Salomon Brothers, where he held positions of increasing responsibility for almost 20 years, covering financial institutions and healthcare companies.

He has an MBA in taxation from the Zicklin School of Business, a Juris Doctor from New York Law School, and a bachelor’s degree from Case Western Reserve University.