Richard comes from a background of Southern California law enforcement and private investigations throughout California as well as event security management nationwide. Richard started his professional law enforcement and security career in 1984 with the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department and has maintained a position in law enforcement, private investigation and executive management positions in the security industry for the last 28 years.
Richard is an expert in risk analysis and management and serves as security director for the second largest tennis tournament in the country, the BNP Paribas Open among numerous other professional ATP/WTA Tennis, PGA Golf, and special events throughout the country.
Richard has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business and Management from the University of Redlands and an Associates of Science in Administration of Justice. He is also a member of the American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS) and National Center for Sports Safety and Security (NCS4). Richard serves on several boards and participates in community services with a focus on youth and families.