Rich began his career in executive search in 2000, and has successfully led searches for portfolio companies of venture capital and private equity firms as well as in the technology, financial services, real estate, nonprofit and manufacturing sectors. He participates in the Council for Entrepreneurial Development, The International Association for Corporate and Professional Recruitment, and The Charlotte Rotary. Rich was the former Chair on the boards of Discovery Place and Dilworth Little League, serves on the board of Make-a-Wish, and he and his family are also actively involved with the Uptown Men’s Homeless Shelter. He is a graduate of Leadership Charlotte Class XXV. A native of Greensboro, North Carolina, Rich graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a B.S. in Business Administration. Prior to his executive search career, Rich spent 10 years in sales and marketing in the print and information management industry. His last role was as Sales Manager for Major Accounts for Wallace Computer Services. Rich and his wife, Tracey, have three children.