Rich is passionate about helping the modern lender stay competitive in today’s ever- changing environment. With more than 36 years devoted to credit risk management in consumer lending, Rich leverages his experience to collaborate on GDS Link’s business development, product evolution, credit consulting and strategic partnerships.
Prior to joining GDS Link, Rich was the Senior Vice President of Product Management and Business Development for Corelogic-Teletrack, the first credit reporting agency focused on the short-term lending industry. While there, Rich spearheaded product development, data enrichment and analytics, consulting and relationship development with sister companies and third parties.
Rich also has served as the Director of RSA banking and CRM solutions for Computer Sciences Corp. (CSC), where he administered the account management for three of the largest banks in the Republic of South Africa. His role included overseeing the development of an event-based consumer management platform for South Africa’s largest financial institution, as well as contract negotiations, and account management.
Lastly, Rich’s background includes risk management experience at American Express Centurion Bank, First National Bank of Boston and Citicorp Retail Services Inc.