Richard was raised the son of an Army officer and has lived in various locations around the US and the world. Richard currently resides in Chappaqua New York. He is married to Rebecca Wade and has two children and two step children. Richard became interested in the Friends of the Eric Sloane Museum as his uncle was a friend of Eric Sloane.
Richard retired from the Army having served four years on active duty and sixteen years in the National Guard. His active duty assignments included Korea and Vietnam. Richard was also a tax partner with Arthur Andersen and later Deloitte and Touche. Richard retired from Deloitte and then went to work at MBIA as the Company’s chief tax officer. He retired from MBIA in 2017. Richard is a graduate of St Lawrence and Cornell Universities.