Richard, an emigre from South America holding several undergraduate degrees, received his MBA in 1996, from MIIS in Monterey, CA.
With currently more than 30 years of experience in finance and business management related functions, he has provided advisory expertise on aspects of Corporate Governance/Compliance/Audit, Business Consulting and Advisory consulting to US and foreign companies ranging in revenue size from less than $2MM - Greater than $5BN in annual revenue.
Richard is currently the founder and CEO of Solare Holdings LLC, a holding company that operates various Solare businesses including Solare Inc., Solare Capital LLC., Solare Ventures Inc., and Solare Trace Inc.
Richard serves on several business advisory committees and boards, (Including California State University Monterey Bay - CSUMB, College of Business) and is also involved with several charitable organizations helping children, animals, and the elderly. He was recently nominated for the Leukemia Lymphoma Society - Silicon Valley/Monterey Bay Man of the year in 2018 to help raise awareness and funding for blood cancer. The 2018 campaign raised in excess of $300,000 to fight blood cancer.