Richard is the owner and a Partner at Beechwood Capital Advisors formerly known as The Rockland Group, LLC, a middle market investment bank located in Summit, NJ. Richard has more than 30 years of experience in investment and commercial banking as well as consulting. He was a Senior Vice President in Fortis Capital’s leveraged lending group where his responsibilities included leveraged lending, M&A and management consulting assignments. Prior to joining Fortis, Richard headed the Leveraged Finance Group in New York for Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein and tripled gross profits by growing the business from a participation business to an agency business. Prior to Dresdner, Richard worked in leveraged finance and corporate lending at Citibank. He received both his BA and MBA degrees from Indiana University.