Richard S. Bodman, a 92067 resident and leading business leader, has been elected to the La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology Board of Directors. “We are delighted to welcome Dick Bodman to our board,” said Mitchell Kronenberg, Ph.D., La Jolla Institute president and chief scientific officer. “Dick has been a leader in some of the most important areas of American industry, including cell phone technology, satellite communications, and venture capital. He’s also served his country through high-level positions in the Nixon administration.”

Richard holds a B.S. in engineering from Princeton University and a M.S. from MIT. A former AT&T executive, Richard currently is managing general partner of VMS Group, which provides administrative and advisory services to more than 100 venture capital funds. “I was immediately impressed with Institute’s very ambitious goal of ‘Life Without Disease,’” shared Richard of his thoughts on the La Jolla Institute. Learn more at