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November 6, 2018 — California General Election

Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School DistrictCandidate for Board Member

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Rick Phillips

Appointed Incumbent
12,986 votes (25.75%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Academic Excellence
  • Fiscal Discipline
  • Student Well-Being and Safety



Profession:Appointed Incumbent / Investment Banker
Managing Director, FocalPoint Partners (2015–current)
Board Member, Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District Governing Board — Appointed position (2018–current)
Member, City of Palos Verdes Estates, Traffic Safety Committee — Appointed position (2017–current)
CEO and Managing Director, Janes Capital Partners (2009–2013)
Managing Director, CIT Group (2007–2009)
Director, Houlihan Lokey (1999–2007)
Project Manager, Hughes Aircraft Co. (1985–1999)


UCLA - Anderson Graduate School of Management, University of California - Los Angeles MBA, Finance (1999)
USC - University of Southern California Graduate Studies, Solid State Electronics (1986)
Caltech - California Institute of Technology B.S., Applied Physics (1984)

Who supports this candidate?

Featured Endorsements

  • Kelly Johnson, Retired Principal, PVPUSD

Organizations (2)

  • Palos Verdes Faculty Association
  • Palos Verdes Special Education Parents Association

Elected Officials (5)

  • State Sen. Ben Allen
  • Suzanne Seymour, PVPUSD School Board
  • Susan Brooks, Mayor, City of Rancho Palos Verdes
  • Jennifer King, City Council, City of Palos Verdes Estates
  • Judy Mitchell, Mayor Pro-Tem, City of Rolling Hills Estates

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