A pioneer in the field of business and personal coaching, Rich is past-president of the Professional & Personal Coaches Association and is former vice president of the now 17,000 member International Coach Federation (ICF). He also holds one of the ICF’s first Master Certified Coach credentials.
Rich’s work has been featured in numerous magazines and newspapers including USA Today, the Wall Street Journal, Self and Entrepreneur Magazine. He has also been a guest on every major TV network and on dozens of radio shows including NPR and the Dr. Laura Show. His diverse clientele includes IBM, Prudential, Century 21, Morgan Stanley and the United States Army.
The former owner of a large health club franchise, Rich has over 20 years experience in business start-ups, management and training. He holds a degree in Business Management from Merrimack College in Andover, Massachusetts and is a graduate and former instructor of The Coaches Training Institute, the world’s largest, non-profit and accredited coach training organization.
Today — in addition to his writing, coaching and speaking — Rich oversees the business development, systems and coaching for RealWealthNetwork.com. He is an active real estate investor and licensed broker.
As an adventure athlete, Rich has competed in the ESPN X-Games and is a record-holding bungee jumper, licensed skydiver, experienced rock climber, lifetime skier, addicted surfer, and hopeless distance runner.
He enjoys working and playing in Malibu, California with his wife Kathy and their two daughters.
Rich proudly supports the International Coach Federation and Real Wealth Network