Richard W. Wilcke: The Independent Institute

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Richard W. Wilcke
Richard W. Wilcke

Richard W. Wilcke is former Director and Executive-in-Residence in the College of Business and Public Administration at the University of Louisville.

His career has encompassed such positions as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Council for a Competitive Economy and Executive Vice President of the Maryland Horsebreeders Association. He is a longtime horse owner and among his many achievements, he is the founding Executive Director of the Maryland Million Ltd., as well as the magazine Mid-Atlantic Thoroughbred.

He has been a director of the Kentucky Equine Education Project, Member of the National Racing Committee of the American Quarter Horse Association in Amarillo, Secretary of the American Youth Horse Council in Colorado Springs, Board Member of the Kentucky Horse Council, and Chairman of the Kentucky Quarter Horse Association's Sprint Racing Committee. He studied at State University of New York at Albany, Washburn University, California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo, and Kansas State University, and his articles have appeared in Reason, The Freeman, The Independent Review, and elsewhere.