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Rich founded Fourth Economy in 2010 and since then has been leading the charge to help clients translate complex ideas and data into solutions for their communities. He is creative, thoughtful, and entrepreneurial, and uses his own experiences as a guide in his work to connect people who share similar ideas and values. He strongly believes in honesty, respect, and in creating true partnerships with clients. In his spare time he’s a pinball whiz and believes in the power of craft beer to create stronger communities.

  • Community Development

  • Community Engagement

  • Comprehensive Economic Development Strategies

  • Economic Development

  • Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development

  • Innovation-Based Economic Development

  • Program Design and Implementation

  • Public Policy

  • Public-Private Partnership Development

  • Strategic Planning

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