Rich has worked with over 150 community colleges during his 30 years in the field which has included with experience in developing distance learning networks to conducting capital campaigns. As Executive Vice President of the Clements Group, the largest institutional advancement firm serving community colleges, he led many campaigns and developed new products. He has served on many national organizations such as ITC, CCSN and AACC committees. As President of Western Dakota Tech, he led the college in new initiatives and partnerships. As CEO, he provides leadership as well as field expertise.