Rich is a seasoned IT Executive and Consultant with over 25 years of experience with a focus on organizations in transition. He has extensive experience leading large scale IT transformation and modernization initiatives designed to deliver enterprise alignment from corporate strategy through systems architecture. Under his leadership, Rich has worked to redefine enterprise “go to market” strategies, align those strategies to business objectives, re-create operational workflows and design contemporary systems architectures to execute those workflows.
Rich has served as the CIO and Transformation Officer for two major financial services firms and as a C-Level consultant with a focus on helping organizations understand how to achieve Corporate and Business Unit strategies and expense targets through the strategic use of operations and technology. His rare combination of business, financial and operational acumen with an extensive understanding of how to execute on strategy through automation brings a unique and insightful perspective on business.
Rich has an MBA from the Stern School of Business at New York University and an undergraduate degree in Computer Science from Westfield State University.