ABOUT RichardRichard is a managing director of Commerce Family Office in Kansas City. He collaborates closely with clients on strategies for addressing the complex personal, family, and financial challenges that can accompany significant wealth and often impact current and future generations.
Richard works to help clients integrate core values into wealth planning and decision making, translate vision and mission statements into actionable solutions, implement successful family communication strategies, and establish effective family governance structures and processes. He has more than 30 years of experience providing comprehensive and sophisticated services to multiple high net worth families.
Richard holds a law degree from the University of Kansas and an undergraduate degree from Washington University in St. Louis. During his practice, he was listed in The Best Lawyers in America and included in Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers for estate planning and probate. Additionally, he is a member of the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association and Estate Planning Society of Kansas City as well as a fellow in the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel. Richard has served as a trustee of The Barstow School; he has also served the Blue Valley Educational Foundation, Colonial Presbyterian Church Foundation, Greater Kansas City Community Foundation, and the National Christian Foundation-Heartland in various capacities.