Founder & CEO
Rich graduated from the Virginia Military Institute with a degree in Business and Economics. After college, he played professional outdoor soccer in Virginia Beach, VA and Charlotte, NC. In the offseason, he coached soccer at Washington and Lee University. Rich returned to Washington County in 2000 and played professional indoor soccer for the Baltimore Blast for five years, winning three national championships with the team.
After soccer, Rich focused his competitive energy on business. After two years running his own web design firm, he became Director of Marketing and Web Development for Mid Atlantic System Integrators in Hagerstown, Maryland. In 2005, Rich teamed with Dave Schleigh to launch High Rock, which grew rapidly into one of the region's top marketing and web design firms. Rich leads the High Rock team from their headquarters in Maryland. Rich also co-founded the new Leitersburg Cinemas in 2010, a 10-screen first-run movie theater in Hagerstown and also started What’s NXT, a local event guide serving the region. Rich lives in Hagerstown with his wife Susan and three children.