Rich is a principal in Deloitte Consulting LLP where he serves as the leader of Deloitte's Strategy practice. Rich has significant experience in guiding clients through strategy-led transformation to achieve profitable growth. He routinely advises the boards, CEOs and executive teams of Consumer Product companies on topics spanning growth, business model innovation, operating models, capability building, analytics, and technology adoption.
Rich is passionate about the relationship between brands, their retailer partners and the consumer. He researches and has written studies on disruptive consumer, retail and technology trends and next generation capabilities required to win in a digital economy. He partners with the faculty at Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management on research and routinely lectures at leading business schools. He sits on the Grocery Manufacturers Association Sales Committee and frequently speaks at industry and professional conferences.
Rich earned his undergraduate degree in engineering from Kettering University and his MBA from Columbia Business School. Rich resides in Chicago during in his personal time Rich enjoys wine, cooking, reading, travel, and is an enthusiastic fan of Chicago's professional sports teams (Go Cubs Go).Georgia.