Rich joined Tech Electronics as the director of the Denver office after the acquisition of his company Fire Detection Systems in 2017. In 2019, he was named the Director of Fire & Suppression Technologies and is responsible for overseeing the strategic growth of fire and suppression technologies across all nine locations.
Rich has over 36 years of experience in the fire and life safety industry, specializing in fire alarm and clean agent fire suppression systems. Over the course of his, career Rich has been ingrained in all aspects of the industry from technician to project management and system designer to sales and marketing as a small business owner. He is an NICET level II and holds various certification associated with factory technical training. He is also a member of NFPA, ICC, AFAA, and NIFAD.