Richard has served as the company’s investor relations liaison and legal advisor since joining the company in 2009. He has been in private law practice for the past 45 years, primarily handling real estate, probate, estate planning, contracts, formation of business entities, litigation, personal injury and general civil practice. Richard has experience in real estate investments, sales, and development, in addition to being the owner of numerous investment properties over the past 30 years. Prior to joining the company he was a partner with the law firm of Walker, Steiner & Schmidt, PC. He is a member of the Utah State Bar Association and is a retired Major in the U.S. Army having served for 24 years in the Utah National Guard. Richard received his bachelors in Mechanical Engineering and his Juris Doctorate both at the University of Utah.