Rich has been with Chrysalis since 2002.
Rich is passionate about people, processes, and continual process improvement. If he does not know an answer, he will find it; if he does not have a needed skill, he will learn it. Rich started working part-time at Chrysalis in 2002 while working on his MBA program. Rich's first task was creating a Policy and Procedure manual for the company. In 2005, he became Chrysalis' Chief Financial and Marketing Officer. His role continues to morph as he finds new ways to improve the services we provide to the incredible people and families we serve.
Rich brings a multitude of skills to enhance the services Chrysalis delivers. As an amateur filmmaker, Rich designs, films and edits all of Chrysalis' trainings and web based curriculum. Rich also designs website and eLearning courses and all Chrysalis web-based tools for employees, families and support coordinators. Rich helped develop the client pay card process and monthly budgeting tools, which standardized and greatly improved the tracking and distribution of client funds. In 2005, Rich founded a closed-door pharmacy to provide better-standardized packaging and higher quality care at a reduced price. Rich also created Fusion, custom software used to automate Chrysalis' many processes. Fusion is a powerful tool used to track everything that happens at Chrysalis including Clients, prescriptions, houses and utilities, appointments, Monthly Progress Reports, Behavior Progress Notes and everything in between.
Rich's education includes a Bachelor's Degree with an emphasis in Constitutional Law and Criminal Justice and a Masters of Business Administration from Southern Utah University. While at SUU, Rich played Outside Linebacker for the football team. Rich is married and has 2 boys and two girls. Rich is a private pilot and enjoys the learning experiences and challenges that flying entails. Rich is currently building a home built airplane. Rich enjoys spending time with his family, learning new things, volunteering as a certified workplace instructor for Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University courses (Debt Free Living), and taking on new challenges wherever they arise. Rich embodies the motto of Chrysalis by Caring for and About People in an attempt to Make a Difference Daily at Chrysalis and in his community.