Richard has spoken to over 100,000 business professionals, association members and educators throughout the world inspiring and motivating them to think healthier and be happier.
He and his team have researched and developed several stress reduction and bully prevention programs that offer up practical information that is easy to implement in schools or in the workplace.
He began his performance/speaking career at age twelve presenting ventriloquist shows in his parent’s garage, charging ten cents to get in and twenty-five cents to get out.
Richard holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication and Marketing from Oakland University in Rochester Michigan and continues his education in training certification in online training, facilitation and adult training from Macomb College’s Center for Continuing and Professional Education.
He is a member of the National Speaker Association, past board of director and Vice President of the Michigan Chapter of the National Speakers Association. He is a charter member and past President of the Central Macomb Optimist Club. He is past President of two Toastmaster clubs and the Fraser Rotary Club.
He is an advocate of laughter in the workplace, bully prevention and stress reduction. His clients range from universities to corporate managers, to human resource associations, to education organizations to medical centers and health insurance providers.