Richard has been director for ASM funds and investor with ASM since 2008. He was previously a Senior Advisor to Oakmont Corporation, a $2.5 billion family office in Las Angeles, where he has maintained an investment relationship since 1989. He is Chairman of HS Group, an Asian-focused alternative asset management-seeding firm based in Hong Kong. Richard sits on the advisory board of Main Management in San Francisco and co-founded the firm’s Core Endowment Portfolio with Kim Arthur in 2007.

Richard began his career at EF Hutton in 1980. He then opened the west coast office for the Corporate Executive Services Group at Prudential Securities in 1989. In 1994 Richard became a Senior Vice President with Merrill Lynch where he advised insiders at public companies in the US and Europe. He retired from Merrill in 2001 with client assets of over $3 Billion. From 2001-2006 Richard was President and Co-Founder of Vantis Capital Management, a long-short equity fund with offices in Los Angeles and New York. From 2010-2013 he was CEO of Roth Asset Management. During this period he co-founded GROW Partners and was a Managing Director for EAM Investors.

Richard graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara with a BA in Economics. He has served as Director of several public companies and charitable organizations over the last 30 years. Richard is also a Founder and Trustee Emeritus of the Sage Hill School.