Rich and his family relocated to Denison, Texas over 4 years ago from Erie, Pennsylvania where his wife JoBeth graduated from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. He has spent the last 4 years working as the Architectural Code and Compliance manager at Lake Kiowa POA. His wife completed her Physician Residency at Texoma Medical Center specializing in Primary Care and now is employed by a small rural hospital, WJ Mangold, as their ER / Hospitalist position working a seven days on seven days off shift in Lockney Texas. Rich has two children, a son Mason who is 18 years of age and attends the University of Texas at the Jackson School of Geosciences, (Hookem’! )and a daughter, Alyssa, who is 16 years of age and a Junior at Denison H.S. where she studies the Theatre and Culinary Arts.
Born in Buffalo, New York, Rich studied toward his Master of Architecture degree at the University of Buffalo. He has worked in the Residential Architecture field for over 15 years and has over ten years of Project Management experience, mostly in the Washing on D.C area where he met his wife. In addition Rich also holds an Associate degree in Management and a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Technology. He and his family also spent three years in Louisiana, where his wife attended Louisiana Tech and he worked as a freight train conductor for Kansas City Southern Railway.
Rich enjoys spending time with his family and two dogs, Tugger and Touka, as well as sports, especially routing on his Buffalo sports teams; GO BILLS!!!