10 Burton Hills Blvd, Suite 400
Nashville, TN 37215
Rich began his career as an accountant with Deloitte before attending law school and becoming a tax attorney. He spent the next 10 years working for two of Chicago’s largest law firms. He then transitioned to in-house counsel at Abbott Laboratories, a Fortune 500 company. During his tenure as a tax attorney, Rich gained valuable experience in the M&A space having been involved in due diligence and contract review for deals spanning from $20 million to over $1 billion.
Rich eventually left the legal world to pursue his entrepreneurial interests. He has since started and run multiple companies. Along the way, he’s had his share of successes and challenges. Rich knows what it’s like to sit in the owner’s seat sweating it out to pay rent, as well as what it’s like to see a business take off and grow in value.
In 2021, Rich successfully sold his commercial cleaning business to focus on helping other entrepreneurs get more of what they want from their businesses. Rich has since gained experience working with leadership teams of closely held businesses, helping them scale and optimize their businesses.
Rich joined Viking to continue to pursue his passion for helping entrepreneurs maximize the value of their businesses.
Rich graduated from Marquette University with a BSBA in Accounting. He received his Juris Doctorate degree from DePaul University College of Law, and an Executive L.L.M. in Taxation from New York University School of Law. Rich lives in Franklin, Tennessee with his wife and two daughters.