Rich specializes in compliance program development and enhancement, internal investigations, and monitorships. He has worked on compliance and investigative matters related to anti–money laundering, Office of Foreign Assets Control sanctions, and anti–tax evasion across North America, the Caribbean, Europe, and Asia, and he has provided expert-witness testimony. Prior to consulting, he was a special agent for the Internal Revenue Service's (IRS's) 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.