Upon attending his first A Cabbello concert, Richard was so impressed with the group he immediately asked to join the board. Though not a singer himself, he is happy to serve as the Board Treasurer. When not conducting A Cabbello business, Richard is the Chief Operating Officer of Sing for Hope, an international arts nonprofit based in New York City. Prior to that, he was the Chief Operating Officer of Eliran Murphy Group, an arts and culture advertising agency, where he helmed the advertising campaigns of numerous Broadway and off-Broadway shows, as well as for Lincoln Center, PBS, The American Museum of Natural History, New York City Opera, the Apollo Theatre, Roundabout Theatre Company, Big Apple Circus, and many more. He has an MBA in Arts Administration from the State University of New York at Binghamton and a Bachelor of Social Work from the University of Georgia.