Richard is an experienced executive with experience in building business and in turnaround situations with a background in financials, administration, human resources, business development, operations, real estate and event management. Richard has a diverse industry and client background with strong negotiation skills with corporate partners and government officials. He is also proficient with staffing needs analysis, mentoring and succession planning. Professionally, he is affiliated with the International Association of Auditorium Managers, the Arena Managers Association, and the National Association of College Auxiliary Services. Richard is on the Board of Directors of the Philadelphia Sports Congress, as well as being on the Board of Directors of Cradles to Crayons. He is a faculty member at Temple University in the Sports Management Program. Richard graduated from Villanova University with a B.S. in Accounting in 1969.