Rich is a decorated 20 year US Navy Hospital Corpsman (Retired), spending most of his military career assigned as a medical asset to the United States Marine Corps. Rich trained as an Otorhinolaryngology (ENT) Technician early in his military career. He has worked within the Veteran’s Administration as one of its first Audiology Technicians. Rich has been a Board-Certified Hearing Instrument Dispenser since 2004. He has worked with a major manufacturer as well as with a Hearing Foundation. He currently works for Lucid Hearing, LLC. Rich sits on the Minnesota Hearing Instrument Dispenser Advisory Council and the Competency Review Board at the Minnesota Department of Health. Rich is also a HID Exam Proctor. Rich has visited over 60 countries, is active within the community, multiple Veteran’s Organizations, and is an avid motorcycle enthusiast. Rich has been a member of the International Hearing Society since 2007 and member of Minnesota Hearing Healthcare Providers since 2009. Rich is the proud father of three boys, and five grandchildren.