Richard is a Senior Wealth Director for BNY Mellon, Wealth Management. In this role, he works closely with high net worth individuals, families and select not-for-profits by engaging the full capabilities of the firm in three distinct areas: asset management, trust and estate planning and transition planning. Richard has over 30 years of experience in the wealth management industry. Before joining BNY Mellon in 2011, he was a Senior Vice President and Private Client Advisor at US Trust and prior to that a Principal and Sales Supervisor at Banc of America Securities (formerly Mont-gomery Securities). Richard serves on the Board of Trustees for the American Conservatory Theatre, is Board Chair of the Horizons Foundation, and is President of the Redwood Empire Estate Planning Council. He is also a member of the corporate council for the Contemporary Jewish Museum. Richard received a BA in Political Science from the UC Los Angeles and holds the CFP desig-nation.