Richard comes to Athena with more than 15 years of experience in project and program management, providing financial and operational leadership that carries work to successful outcomes. For the past 15 years, Richard has worked with some of the most recognized pharmaceutical companies and brands in the world, leading a wide variety of innovative marketing campaigns and new product launches. Richard’s academic and professional background, along with his roots in software development and healthcare management consulting, informs the way he helps his clients tackle problems to reach their business objectives. Richard earned an M.B.A. in Healthcare Administration and a M.S. in Healthcare Finance from Temple University, and holds a M.S. in Engineering Science from Penn State, as well as a B.S. in Computer Science from SUNY–Albany. Richard is a certified Project Management Professional.
Outside the office, Richard enjoys being with family, friends, and his pets, and traveling to distant countries to experience new cultures. In addition to skiing and baking his mother’s or grandmother’s favorite treats from Brooklyn, he also enjoys taking on new challenges and conquering them.