Richard has 20+ years’ experience spanning clients in the exploration & production, midstream, refining, oilfield services, chemicals, EPC, power generation, diversified manufacturing and technology sectors. He has successfully executed numerous search engagements at the C-Suite, President, and EVP levels for various public and privately held companies.
Prior to joining Stanton Chase in 2018, Richard was the lead Oil & Gas Partner in Odgers Berndtson’s Houston office where he developed and led the firm’s energy practice.
Richard’s 10-year tenure at Korn Ferry culminated as the Energy Sector Leader in Korn Ferry’s Futurestep division where he led the firm’s energy practice and developed an integrated retained search solution for the energy sectors. He joined the executive search business with a broad range of corporate experience, working closely with top-level energy executives to develop strategic initiatives and implement organizational change. Richard’s other experience includes energy commodities, where he originated and structured natural gas supply agreements and traded physical contracts.
Richard graduated with a BA in English/Pre-Med from the University of Notre Dame.
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