Raised in Chicago and a graduate of the University of Illinois, Rich served his country in the U.S. Air Force and began his career with State Mutual Life Assurance Company (a.k.a. Allmerica) in 1967. He quickly established himself as a leader, building a strong clientele made up of accounting, dental and medical professionals. Through the years he has earned special recognition for his success in providing his clients with the products they need to help achieve their goals. He has ranked consistently among company leaders in the number of new clients he has added to his clientele each year and for the complete work he has done to help those clients protect themselves from the risks of illness and injury as well as premature death.
Rich is a 25-year Qualifying and Life member of the Million-Dollar Round Table and has been a regular attendee of the annual Million-Dollar Round Table meetings. A Series 7 Registered Representative for nearly 35 years, Rich is an outstanding student of our profession, and has invested his time and energy to keep his clients up-to-date on the numerous changes that have occurred in the last 40 years in the areas of risk management, tax and financial planning. As a professional, Rich has always been most willing to counsel and mentor fellow associates throughout his career. As a model and a mentor Rich has positively influenced the careers of dozens of financial professionals.
Rich and his family have lived in LaGrange for the past 30 years. His children and grandchildren live nearby.