VP, Strategic Finance and Analytics
As VP of Strategic Finance and Analytics, Dave Rich currently oversees the strategic execution of Vology’s mergers and acquisitions strategy and enterprise-wide reporting and analytics activities.
Dave was previously VP of Marketing, where he was responsible for assembling a marketing team and overseeing the strategic direction of Vology’s digital commerce and marketing platforms. Prior to his involvement in marketing, Dave spent two years as Vology’s Director of Operations responsible for warehouse operations, including data and voice engineering labs, counterfeit detection program, and materials quality control, as well as enterprise-wide ISO 9001:2008 compliance. He joined Vology as Director of Finance with oversight over financial reporting, operational finance, budgeting and other strategic finance functions.
Prior to joining Vology, Rich spent more than 10 years in investment banking where he focused on assisting rapid-growth companies raise necessary debt and equity capital.
He received his Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation in 2001, and also maintains several other elite finance designations for the purpose of applying unconventional analytical solutions to business issues across a variety of departments.
Rich began his career out of college as a retail banker and credit analyst. He holds a BS degree in Business Administration (Economics) from the University of West Florida and an MBA in Management from Goizueta Business School at Emory University, where he graduated with honors, and with the peer distinction of “Highest Net Present Value to Class” as voted by his classmates. Rich’s areas of academic interest at Goizueta were economics, finance, cost accounting, operations research and marketing science.
He enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter participating in off-road bicycling, skateboarding, snowboarding, competitive go-karting and chess.