Richard has been the Executive Director of West Virginias venture
capital fund for over 10 years. Total funding to date is $26,000,000. Recently
Richard conceived, and helped to write and pass the legislation for JITs
New Millennium Fund JIT that resulted in new funding of $15,000,000.
Their investment portfolio has a range of companies including biotechnology,
aquaculture, software for massively multi-player games and the real estate
industry, power supplies for x-ray equipment, needle punched fabrics for
auto makers and outdoor wear, and custom finished wood molding accessories
for upscale homes.