Richard brings a quarter century of business management experience to the table, and has worked across numerous industries, both in an operational capacity and as a consultant. Operationally, he has managed data analytics, contract negotiations, contract administration, customer reporting, process improvement and supplier partnerships. Separately, he has consulted investors, lenders and management on various business investments, including the development of business plans and valuation analysis.
He received his MBA from the Yale School of Management. He also holds a Bachelor of Science degree, with Magna cum Laude honors, from the University of Southern California and an International Diploma in Brewing Technology from the World Brewing Academy.
As a graduate of the first World Brewing Academy International Diploma in Brewing Technology program, Richard has been instructing at Siebel for 15 years, and developed and teaches the business portion of the WBA Module 4: Business of Brewing and Technical Case Studies, where Richard also contributes as a case studies evaluator.
Richard designed the curriculum of the WBA Brewery Management module.