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Richard (Dick) Lippin

Richard  (Dick)  Lippin

External Advisory Board Member

Chairman, Chief Executive and Founder

The Lippin Group, Los Angeles, CA


marketing company with offices in Los Angeles, New York, and London. He began his career in the public relations industry with Harshe-Rotman & Druck in New York. He specializes in entertainment (television, music, film, video, licensing and merchandising), new media, and investor relations.

Throughout the decades, Dick also has served as a volunteer and philanthropic leader on many boards of industry and charitable organizations such as The Paley Center for Media, and the Coro Foundation for promoting ethical leadership among young diverse adults. He has helped establish ethics and diversity programs at several universities and other non-profit organizations. One of his earliest initiatives was the founding of the Ronnie Lippin Cancer Information and Resource Line to help patients and their families in the Los Angeles area, in honor of his late wife.

At Penn State, Dick supports an annual lecture series in ethics sponsored by the Rock Ethics Institute as well as a new innovative project of the Institute and the Child Study Center to promote moral development and ethical behavior in children.

The Liberal Arts Alumni Society Board recognized Dick’s contributions to his profession and community with its 2013 Service to Society Award.