Richard has spent more than 25 years as an investment banker to a broad range of healthcare companies. His experience includes developing and implementing strategic and financial transactions primarily for privately held and not-for-profit healthcare companies. The types of transactions and services include mergers and acquisitions, capital raises (both publicly offered and privately placed), and strategic planning and options assessments.
Richard joined Raymond James in April 2012, following the firm’s acquisition of Morgan Keegan. He had joined Morgan Keegan in 2007 with the acquisition of Shattuck Hammond Partners, of which he was a co-founder. Prior to 1993, he was a vice president at Cain Brothers, Shattuck & Company and at Dean Witter Reynolds. Richard was an analyst in the healthcare group at Standard & Poor’s from 1979 to 1984. He earned his master’s degree in city and regional planning from the Harvard University Graduate School of Design and a Bachelor of Science in Architecture from The Catholic University of America.