President & CEO
Rich oversees all aspects of K21’s operations and reports directly to the Board of Directors. He is responsible for all financial reporting to the Board, and he works directly with independent accountants on auditing and tax issues. Rich also has a background in investment and financial planning, which helps in his responsibilities of overseeing investment relationships regarding prudent management of the foundation’s funds. Additionally, he works closely with the Investment and Finance Committee of the Board to make decisions on K21 investments and projects. Finally, he interacts with local community leaders and organizations to find the best opportunities to pursue and accomplish K21’s mission through grantmaking and community participation. Rich is a graduate of Grace College with a degree in business and accounting. He also holds a Master of Science in Non-Profit Management. After several years in Indianapolis he moved back to Kosciusko County in 1992.