Richard is a Partner at Shore Capital, a microcap private equity firm focused on partnering with companies that have between $1-10 million of EBITDA. Richard is a chairman of Old World Spices & Seasonings and is responsible for leading the Shore Food and Beverage Fund including the sourcing and evaluation of investment opportunities and operating executives.
Prior to joining Shore, Richard worked as a Partner in Principal Investing at Arbor Investments, a premier middle market Private Equity firm based in Chicago. Previously, Richard was a Director in the Corporate Development group at Sara Lee Corporation, leading M&A efforts across several business groups for the $20B consumer goods company. Richard also spent 13 years in Engineering & Research and Development at Sara Lee Bakery, Kraft Foods, and General Foods.
Richard received his M.B.A. from the Kellstadt Graduate School of Business at DePaul University and a B.S. from Michigan State University.
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