Richard has been involved in the boat/yachting industry since 1978, starting with his Father’s boating business that progressed into the yachting industry.
Richard is a licensed Captain, having run successful private and charter vessels both domestically and internationally.
He has been working in the South Florida mega-yacht industry since 1999, overseeing sales, operations and marine services, including navigation electronics, security, Audio/Visual and Project management in systems automation development.
He worked with a major yacht builder as an engineer/build manager specializing in mega-yacht construction and project management including USCG commissioning.
Richard has a lengthy mega yacht industry consulting, helping put together quality crew, programs and security needs to meet the exacting standards demanded by mega yacht owners.
He is presently involved with developing new programs and innovations to the yachting industry focusing on safety improvements for the owners and operators.