Rich joined Hickok & Boardman Insurance Group in 1986, as a producer and manager. Previously, he was employed as a large account underwriter for AIG. Rich is a 1981 graduate of the University of New Hampshire, receiving a B.A. in Economics and Business Administration.
Previously, Rich has served on the board for both the Stowe Tennis Club and the Stowe Performing Arts, as Treasurer for the Vermont Lodging and Restaurant Association, as a board member with Franklin Lamoille Bank, as Trustee for the Stowe Education Fund, as Secretary for the Stowe Rotary Club, as Director for Copley Hospital Foundation, as Director for the Lamoille County United Way, and as a trustee for the Stowe Area Association.