After working for 15 years nationally as a manufacturing/operations executive in the healthcare industry, Richard committed his life to Christ at Faith Church in Grayslake and followed God’s calling into ministry.
After receiving his Masters of Divinity degree from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, and completing a church planting internship at Northbridge Church in Antioch, Richard and Carolyn, and their 4 daughters, stepped out in faith and moved to Spring Grove in 2002 to plant Meadowland Community Church, a missional Christian community with a vision for “Establishing and Growing Lasting Relationship in Christ Jesus.”
In September 2008, Richard accepted a call to Springbrook Community Church in Huntley Illinois, where he currently serves as Executive Pastor. He oversees various areas of ministry including small groups, adult ministries, and discipleship pathway, and has a heart for missions.
Specialties: Biblical Studies, Church Planting, Pastoral Ministry, Small Groups, Leadership Development, Manufacturing, Manufacturing Operations, Strategic Planning
Favorite Books: The Bible; The Divine Mentor, Wayne Cordeiro