Rich first joined Scouting as an 8th grader in Chicago’s suburbs in Troop 223 in the Calumet Council. Rich was an active Scout and achieved Eagle Scout. He enjoyed his time as a member of an Outdoor Adventure Exploring Post.
Rich was active with the Order of the Arrow in the Michigamea Lodge. He served on two National Order of the Arrow Conclave staffs and is a Vigil Honor member. Rich also served on waterfront staff and as Camp Tamarack’s Scoutcraft Director in Michigan for four summers.
Rich returned to Scouting when his son enrolled in Cub Scouts, first serving as Tiger Cub den leader. He then served as a den leader, assistant Cubmaster, assistant Scoutmaster, and Scoutmaster for Pack and Troop 1533. He currently is the Venturing Advisor for Crew 2188.
Rich serves as a merit badge counselor for many youths and a member of the Patriot District Committee. He also enjoyed serving as an assistant Scoutmaster to the World Scout Jamboree in 2019. He currently serves as the vice president of Marketing and Communication for the National Capital Area Council.
Outside of Scouting, Rich works in the video and photo industries. He is involved in hands-on productions at RHED Pixel and serves as an industry speaker and author. Rich enjoys traveling the world but loves to spend time with his family. Rich is incredibly proud to be the father of two Eagle Scouts – Michael and Colleen. He also is thankful to his supporting wife and true love, Meghan.
Don’t forget to reserve your seat at the virtual Court of Honor, happening Saturday, May 15th at 7:30pm, at https://scoutingevent.com/082-46492