Rich specializes in compliance program development and enhancement, internal financial investigations, and monitorships.

He has experience developing risk management and compliance programs for companies operating in industries such as traditional financial services, digital assets/crypto, and tech across a variety of topics including anti–money laundering (AML), Office of Foreign Assets Control/sanctions, privacy, and anti-deceptive marketing.

Prior to consulting, he was a special agent for the Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) Criminal Investigation Division in New York, where he investigated corporate entities and individuals. Rich has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in the field of accounting from the University of Richmond, is a certified public accountant, and is Certified in Financial Forensics by the American Institute of CPAs.

Rich has received awards from the US Department of Justice and the Internal Revenue Service for his federal law enforcement service. He also serves on the board of directors of 826NYC, a Brooklyn, NY-based non-profit.