About the Maximum Life Foundation
President/CEO of Maximum Life Foundation
David Kekich is President/CEO of Maximum Life Foundation that focuses on aging research. In 1999, he realized the inevitability that science will someday control the human aging process. He understood human beings will someday be able to enjoy very long health spans by studying aging research, the root cause of most deadly diseases. The problem? He was in a race against the clock. He was faced with the possibility of being part of the “last generation to suffer from heart disease, cancer, Alzheimer’s and other aging related diseases”. His solution was to further that aging research and hopefully move it forward by establishing the Maximum Life Foundation.
Mr. Kekich holds a B.S. from Penn State in Business Management. He founded the country’s largest life insurance master general agency, co-founded the world’s biggest private stock loan company, sold and developed real estate and arranged venture capital funding for 16 private companies. He is a recognized expert on private investing and authored the venture capital handbook “How The Rich Get Richer With Quiet Private Investments”.
Mr. Kekich founded three public and five private companies, was engaged as a consultant to 41 private and six public companies and served as director to four public and seven private corporations. In 1999, he started the “Maximum Life Foundation”, a 501(c)(3) corporation dedicated to curing aging related diseases.
He networked throughout the anti-aging segment of the biotech industry and developed a business model to put life sciences aging research on the fast track. Now he specializes in raising funding and providing management for life sciences related technologies.
Michael Riskin, PhD, CPA
In addition to many years of practice in public accounting and general business consulting, Dr. Riskin held the positions of Systems Engineer with IBM, and Manager of National Accounts with Xerox Computer Systems.
His responsibilities with IBM and Xerox focused on the development and installation of business and management systems and applications.
Since the early 1990's, he has been an international consultant and a CFO, based in Venezuela, Curacao, and most recently Costa Rica as well as Los Angeles and Phoenix. His industry specializations included biotechnology, telecommunications and banking/financial services.
A published author, and writer of a business advisory column entitled "Financially Speaking" for licensed California professionals, he has been on the faculty and taught business and human behavior courses at several institutions of higher learning in Southern California over the past twenty years.
Dr. Riskin has been licensed as a Certified Public Accountant in California since 1967, and holds a Doctorate in Psychology.
His interest in longevity, life extension, and anti-aging research goes back several decades. Besides his involvement with Maximum Life Foundation, he is on the Board of Directors of Alcor Life Extension Foundation.