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Rich is a global Chief Marketing Officer with B2B and B2C industry experience, including retail, distribution, higher education, financial services, healthcare, advertising, dot-com, and consumer packaged goods. Rich has held a number of significant roles in his career including:

  • Fractional CMO consultant at Chief Outsiders (2018 to Present)
  • EVP/CMO and Head of Employee Engagement at ServiceLink/Fidelity National Financial (2017 to 2018)
  • VP of Global Marketing and Customer Experience at ThermoFisher Scientific and General Manager for Fisher Science Education Business Unit (2013 to 2017),
  • Principal at Oprison Associates (2009 to 2013)
  • SVP of Marketing – In Store and Out of Store at General Nutrition Centers (2007 to 2009)
  • VP of Marketing – The Art Institutes at Education Management Corp (2005 to 2007), and VP of Strategic Services and GM of BBHealthGroup (2004 to 2005)
  • Director of Strategic Services and Healthcare Marketing Team Leader (2003 to 2004) and Senior Strategist of Marketing and Branding/Director of eMarketing (2000 to 2003) at Blattner Brunner Advertising

Prior to this time, Rich was a VP of Marketing at (2000) and Associate/Assistant Brand Equity Manager at Aquafresh at GlaxoSmith Kline Consumer Healthcare (1997 to 2000). Rich has a BS in Chemistry from George Mason University and an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University.