Ronald Wayne Burkle

Founder at The Yucaipa Companies LLC

Ronald Wayne Burkle

Ronald Wayne Burkle

Founder at The Yucaipa Companies LLC

Overview
Career Highlights

Yucaipa Corporate Initiative II, L.P.
Yucaipa Acquisition Corp.
Yucaipa Master Manager LLC

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3513

Number of Boards

48

Birthday

11/1952 - Pomona, CA, United States

Age

68

Number of Awards

19

Estimated Net Worth

$1.5B

Relationships
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Director & Manager at YC Holdings LLC

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Vice President & Secretary, General Counsel at A-Grade Management LLC

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Co-Founder at Globality, Inc.

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Co-Chairman & Co-Chief Executive Officer at Relativity Media LLC

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Chief Executive Officer & Director at Simon Worldwide, Inc.

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Former Partner at The Yucaipa Companies LLC

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Chief Executive Officer at Proxima Media LLC

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Founder at Windsor Media, Inc.

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President & Chief Executive Officer at The Scripps Research Institute - California

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Chief Accounting Officer & Treasurer at The Scripps Research Institute - California

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Ronald Wayne Burkle
Founder at The Yucaipa Companies LLC
Memberships
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CORE: is a private “360º lifestyle” organization that unites its members by providing access to experiences, services, insights, culture, entertainment, and community. CORE: is dedicated to delivering the ideal “360º lifestyle” experience where time is optimized and the line is blurred between business and personal. Within an environment that offers unparalleled services & facilities, CORE: enables members to foster meaningful relationships by offering a diverse range of community driven experiences. CORE: is also the ideal forum for conducting business by offering a flexible environment, convenient and practical services, and distinctive client entertainment opportunities. For personal pursuits, CORE: anticipates needs and provides exclusive access to a curated collection of compelling experiences designed around members’ cultural passions.

Career History
Partner
2015 - Current

Inevitable Ventures LLC invests in companies located in US, It targets companies operating in the fields of technologies, It provides financing for early companies.

Principal
2013 - Current
Founder
1986 - Current

The Yucaipa Companies is a premier investment firm that has established a record of fostering economic value through the growth and responsible development of companies. Founded in 1986 by Ron Burkle, the firm has completed mergers and acquisitions valued at more than $30 billion. As an investor, Yucaipa works with management to strategically reposition businesses and implement operational improvements, resulting in value creation for investors.

Boards & Committees
Independent Director
2011 - Prior

Eimskipafelag Islands hf engages in the provision of transportation services. It operates through the Liner Services and Forwarding Services segments. The Liner Services segment offers transportation, trucking, warehousing, and logistic services. The Forwarding Services segment involves in transportation solutions outside Eimskip's own operating system. The company was founded on January 17, 1914 and is headquartered in Reykjavik, Iceland.

Independent Director
2011 - 2013

Morgans Hotel Group Co. operates, owns, acquires, develops and redevelops boutique hotels. It also operates nightclubs, restaurants, bars, and other food and beverage venues in many of the hotels and casinos. The company was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Director
1999 - 2010

Occidental is an international energy company with operations in the United States, Middle East, Africa and Latin America. We are one of the largest oil producers in the U.S., including a leading producer in the Permian and DJ basins, and offshore Gulf of Mexico. Our midstream and marketing segment provides flow assurance and maximizes the value of our oil and gas. Our chemical subsidiary OxyChem manufactures the building blocks for life-enhancing products. Our Oxy Low Carbon Ventures subsidiary is advancing leading-edge technologies and business solutions that economically grow our business while reducing emissions. We are committed to using our global leadership in carbon dioxide management to advance a lower-carbon world.??

Member, National Advisory Board
Prior - 2015

Youth, I.N.C. USA is a nonprofit company headquartered in Washington, DC. The firm operates as a non-profit organization for youth through venture philanthropy model that empowers, develops and educates to young people.The company says this about itself: ACCESS Youth, INC. recognizes the unlimited potential of each child and provides youth with access to resources, support, and services that empower them to transform themselves and make life choices that positively impact their future.

Trustee
2001 - Prior

The J. Paul Getty Trust is a cultural and philanthropic institution dedicated to critical thinking in the presentation, conservation, and interpretation of the world's artistic legacy. Through the collective and individual work of its constituent Programs—Getty Conservation Institute, Getty Foundation, J. Paul Getty Museum, and Getty Research Institute—it pursues its mission in Los Angeles and throughout the world, serving both the general interested public and a wide range of professional communities with the conviction that a greater and more profound sensitivity to and knowledge of the visual arts and their many histories are crucial to the promotion of a vital and civil society.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$10K - $20K
2017

The Museum of Contemporary Art operates as a gallery for contemporary art. The company's services include collection, presentation, and interpretation of art and to preserving for future generations. It was founded in 1979 and headquartered in Los Angeles, CA.

$10K - $20K
2016

The Museum of Contemporary Art operates as a gallery for contemporary art. The company's services include collection, presentation, and interpretation of art and to preserving for future generations. It was founded in 1979 and headquartered in Los Angeles, CA.

$100K +
2014

The Carter Center, Inc. provides human rights protection services. The firm's services include resolving conflicts; advancing democracy, human rights, and economic opportunity; preventing diseases; improving mental health care; and teaching farmers to increase crop production. The company was founded by James E. Carter, Jr. and Rosalynn Smith Carter in 1982 and is headquartered in Atlanta, GA.

Political Donations
$500K
2018

Senate Majority PAC was founded by experienced, aggressive Democratic strategists with one mission: To win Senate races.

$100K
2017

Co-Founder at KA Fund Advisors LLC

$2,700
2015

Representative from California's 29th Congressional District

Transactions
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Americold Realty Trust, Inc. issued USD Common Shares

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The Yucaipa Companies LLC purchases Fresh & Easy LLC from Tesco Plc

Investments
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Jaanuu, Inc. operates as a medical apparel company. The firm specializes in nursing scrubs uniforms, lifestyle apparel and antimicrobial-finished products. The company was founded by Neela Sethi Young and Shaan Sethi in 2013 and is headquartered in El Segundo, CA.

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Iris Nova Ltd. operates an eCommerce distribution platform. Its brands include Dirty Lemon, The Drug Store and Tres Limón. The company was founded by Zak Normandin in 2018 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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Traina Interactive Corp. is based in San Francisco and specializes in providing a direct connection between select audiences and the luminaries they admire. Founded and funded by Bay Area artists, athletes and entrepreneurs, the company is committed to creating unique marketplaces, delivering extraordinary experiences with extraordinary people, and helping society in everything we do. Traina Interactive Corp. owns and operates IfOnly, which offers members unique and memorable experiences with top luminaries in the fields of food, wine, golf and more.

Public Holdings
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Awards & Honors
Rank #1376
2017
Forbes Magazine - The World's Billionaires
Rank #1198
2016
Forbes Magazine - The World's Billionaires
Rank #714
2015
Forbes Magazine - The World's Billionaires
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