Richard is an award winning leader and consultant and a dynamic presenter. He earned a BA from Wesleyan University, an MBA from Harvard, served in the United States Navy for three and a half years, and studied with medicine people for the past eighteen years. Richard has a healing practice in Boston, which is based on his study and practice of shamanism. His work has included power animal retrievals and soul retrieval for individuals and organizations. He has recently performed as a percussionist and vocalist on a new CD entitled Shamanheart. With his three sons, he has also created a drumming CD for assistance in shamanic journeying.

Richard is also the author of a number of books on The Corporate Shaman A Business Fable.