That includes $100,000 from Paradise Valley resident Richard Burke, chairman of the board of UnitedHealth Group, and an identical amount from Robert Parsons, CEO of YAM Worldwide, a private lending and investment firm based in Scottsdale.
Richard T. Burke, Sr., is Chairman of the Board of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (the 'Company'), has been a Member of Board of Directors of the Company since its inception, and was Chief Executive Officer of UnitedHealthcare, Inc., Company's predecessor corporation, until February 1988.From 1995 until February 2001, Mr. Burke was the Owner, Chief Executive Officer and Governor of the Phoenix Coyotes, a National Hockey League team.Mr. Burke currently serves as a Director of Meritage Homes Corporation.In the past five years, he has also served as a Director of First Cash Financial Services, Inc.
Richard T. Burke : Independent DirectorRichard T. Burke has served as a director of the Company since December 1993.Mr. Burke is the founder and, until February 1988, was the chief executive officer of UnitedHealth Group, a leading company in the managed health care industry.Mr. Burke remains a director of UnitedHealth Group and currently serves as Chairman of the Board.From 1995 until February 2001, Mr. Burke was the owner and chief executive officer of the Phoenix Coyotes, a professional sports franchise of the National Hockey League.Mr. Burke is also a director of Meritage Homes Corporation.
Richard T. BurkeIndependent DirectorAge: 68Director Since: 2004Meritage Homes Committee Membership:
Richard T. Burke, Sr., was appointed as a director in September 2004.Mr. Burke was chairman and chief executive officer of UnitedHealth Group, which he founded then took public in 1984, and currently serves as the chairman of their Board of Directors.From 1995 until 2001, Mr. Burke was the owner and chief executive officer of the Phoenix Coyotes, a National Hockey League team.Mr. Burke is also a director of First Cash Financial Services, Inc.
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