Fueled by the creation of his award-winning McDonald's ad campaign, Richard has developed into an innovative producer of creative content. Richard's rare blend of creative and analytical thinking allows him to build projects from the ground up, making him an asset to all facets of production. After earning his B.S. in Public Health from the University of Maryland, College Park, he pursued his creative interests through American University's MFA in Film and Electronic Media program where he would be selected as commencement speaker for his graduating class. He has since relocated to Los Angeles, CA where he creates content for television and the web. Richard's film and photography projects have been featured both domestically and internationally. His lifestyle film, "Because, Love" was selected for Season 6 of Aspire TV's ABFF Independent Series alongside his time-lapse film, "Prague: A Motion Timelapse", which was also featured throughout several European ad and tourism campaigns. His most recent success comes in the role of Associate Producer for John Singleton's "LA Burning: The Riots 25 Years Later", which received a 2017 Emmy nomination for Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Special.