As the executive vice president of partnerships, Richard and his team are responsible for working closely with Good360’s corporate partners to create product donation programs and our larger nonprofit partners to help match them with the donations they need. Richard brings years of business-to-business development and leadership experience to the nonprofit world and is tasked with ensuring that working with Good360 is simple, efficient, and ensures purposeful and transparent giving. Overseeing the organization’s Account Management, Program Management, and Product Placement teams, Richard and this group creates strategic programs that help companies engage in purposeful giving while meeting their CSR goals, while at the same time solving inventory challenges, providing enhanced tax breaks, engaging employees and much, much more.
Richard has more than 25 years of experience in sales and leadership, primarily with fast growth companies. Prior to joining Good360, Richard served as COO for Monumental Vending, a cutting edge vending and micro-markets company that grew from 45-75 employees during Richard’s tenure through an acquisition, a new product line launch, and organic growth. Before Monumental Vending, Richard worked for the Siegfried Group in a senior leadership role where he brought in several million dollars in business with Fortune 500 companies. Richard also helped grow two other niche staffing companies, HireKnowledge and e-staff. At e-staff Richard managed 75 employees and 15 offices as a vice president for the creative staffing division of Randstad Staffing.
Richard also co-founded a residential real estate company that rapidly grew to 50 employees and won numerous awards, including LendingTree’s top real estate partner and the Inc. 500 list before selling the company to Long and Foster.
Richard earned his Bachelor’s Degree from Bucknell University and his Master’s Degree in Marketing from the Carey Business School at Johns Hopkins University.