About Richard Berman Manhattanville

Currently serving as a Senior Advisor to the Commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Richard Berman has nearly 40 years of experience in the fields of housing, health care, community development, and education. Mr. Berman has worked in both the public and private sectors, and has earned a reputation for his ability to turn organizations and communities around, working to better the world through a variety of enterprises. In addition to his work with the FDA, Richard Berman serves as the Founder, President, and Chief Executive Officer of LICAS and as President and Trustee of the New York City Police Museum.

From 1995 to 2009, Richard Berman acted as President of Manhattanville College in Purchase, New York. As the college's 10th President, he was brought to Manhattanville to turn the institution around, helping it to thrive. Richard Berman worked to help Manhattanville students achieve their full potential, improving the world with their education and experiences.

In his 14 years at Manhattanville, Richard Berman built up graduate programs in a number of areas, including the arts, business, and education. He designed a number of programs to serve the students by upgrading technology, improving sports teams, building new facilities, and expanding courses and faculty. By 2009, RichardBerman had doubled the enrollment at Manhattanville and balanced the budget, earning high ratings from a number of outside organizations. With his long-term dedication to global education, Richard Berman worked to ensure that international students at Manhattanville were able to obtain a high-quality American college education, and he built strong relationships with international organizations.

Richard Berman has worked as President and Chief Executive Officer of Howe-Lewis International, Vice President of Korn/Ferry International, and Management Consultant with McKinsey & Company. He has also held a number of administrative and leadership positions with hospitals and government organizations.