After stepping away from his corporate career, Rich founded and is now the managing partner of Accretive Partners and Strategies LLC, which provides advisory services to C-level executives seeking profitable growth, merger and acquisition consultation.
Rich is a past trustee of the Peninsula Education Foundation, and past president of the Palos Verdes Golf Club. He and his wife Patti have two adult children.
What motivated your desire to give back?
I’m one of those people who’s always happier to give a gift on Christmas then to receive one. I’m hard-wired to be a giver and it makes me the happiest.
Why do you support the Medical Center?
My faith and how much I value compassionate care resonates with me and has become my personal philanthropy. I also married into a family of physicians.
Why did you agree to join the Foundation board?
My personal values align with my professional skills for a board like this one.