Richard has an MBA and 6 years of real estate appraisal experience in commercial, residential and special-use real estate. He graduated from the United States Air Force Academy and served as an Active-Duty Air Force Officer, achieving the rank of Captain specializing in negotiation and administration of Government Contracts. After his active-duty career, he transitioned into the Air Force Reserves, achieving the rank of Major while beginning his career as an appraiser. Richard quickly expanded his appraisal skills, becoming licensed as a Certified General Appraiser in pursuit of his MAI and SRA designations. He brings his expertise into the appraisal field by integrating advanced analysis and a methodical business-centric approach. He holds an active appraisal license in Georgia.