Life of a Leader | Richard King


About Richard King

Richard King served as the World President of Rotary International from 2001-2002, supervising the work of 350,000 members in 163 countries around the world. During his tenure, Rotary has it’s greatest one-year growth record in its history, with an increase on some 75,000 new members and a new Rotary club formed somewhere in the world every 8 hours. Mr. King earned his law degree from the University of California at Berkeley and has been a trial lawyer for over 40 years.

Richard King on Alan Olsen's American Dreams Radio
Richard King

Richard D. King has practiced law for 50 years in both California and Utah, and is the senior partner of the law firm King, King, and King. Originally from Litchfield, Illinois, he earned undergraduate and law degrees from the University of California at Berkeley where he is a member of the California Club and the Order of the Golden Bear. He taught law at Brigham Young University. He is a distinguished military graduate of the University of California and served as a U.S. Army captain in military intelligence.

A Rotary club member since 1968, Mr. King currently belongs to the Rotary Club of Niles-Fremont, California. He has served as a Trustee of The Rotary Foundation, director and chairman of the executive committee of Rotary International’s Board of Directors. One of Rotary’s most popular speakers, Mr. King has addressed members at Rotary International conventions and other Rotary functions in more than 75 countries.

Alan Olsen on Alan Olsen's American Dreams Radio
Alan Olsen

Alan is managing partner at Greenstein, Rogoff, Olsen & Co., LLP, (GROCO) and is a respected leader in his field. He is also the radio show host to American Dreams. Alan’s CPA firm resides in the San Francisco Bay Area and serves some of the most influential Venture Capitalist in the world. GROCO’s affluent CPA core competency is advising High Net Worth individual clients in tax and financial strategies. Alan is a current member of the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (S.I.E.P.R.) SIEPR’s goal is to improve long-term economic policy. Alan has more than 25 years of experience in public accounting and develops innovative financial strategies for business enterprises. Alan also serves on President Kim Clark’s BYU-Idaho Advancement council. (President Clark lead the Harvard Business School programs for 30 years prior to joining BYU-idaho. As a specialist in income tax, Alan frequently lectures and writes articles about tax issues for professional organizations and community groups. He also teaches accounting as a member of the adjunct faculty at Ohlone College.

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