Richard has been CEO of DuckerFrontier since 2012. He is an accomplished global executive in the consulting, information and financial services industries, with 28 years of experience and a proven, entrepreneurial track record in all aspects of running both large and small global businesses. Over the last 14 years, he has served CEO of three private equity-backed information and advisory services companies – DuckerFrontier, the Center for Financial Research and Analysis (CFRA), which he sold to Risk Metrics Group, and Business Intelligence Advisors, an independent investment research firm. Earlier in his career, Richard served as a managing director at Goldman Sachs in New York and London in both the equity research and investment banking divisions. He started his career in the Financial Services practice at Accenture in Washington, DC. He has served on the Board of AlphaSense, a privately held financial analytics company, since 2008; and, is a member of the Executive Committee of K-Street Capital, a Washington, DC angel investor network that he helped start in 2012. Richard holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Georgetown University.