J.D. (left) and Rich (right)

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Rich Weissman

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Residences:

Palm Springs, California

San Francisco, California

Black Butte Ranch, Central Oregon


Current:
Since selling his tech company in 2014 (which he founded) and leaving in 2015 after transitioning the CEO role, Rich now dedicates his expertise, time and resources to serving others through his charitable fund, focused in the areas of human rights for LGBTQ people, women, people of color, religious minorities (including Jews, Muslims and other non-Christian religious groups), immigrants and other minority groups, as well as for animal rights and rescue. Rich is also involved in music, both as a musical theater writer and as a singer. Rich writes his own blog (RichPost) and has contributed many articles to the HuffPost, writing on political and other issues, and providing film/theater reviews from an analytic/social science perspective.


Career:

Since 2015:

The Richard Norris Weissman Charitable Fund - Director


15+ Years Prior:

DMA - President, CEO and Founder


25+ Years Prior:

Bank of America - Senior Vice President, Director of Marketing

US Bank - Senior Vice President, Director of Marketing

National Westminster Bank USA - Senior Vice President, Director of Marketing

EMA Research - Research Project Manager

Hillside-LIJ Hospital - Graduate Intern in Psychiatric Division

Education:

Stanford University, California - Marketing Management Program

NYU, New York - Ph.D. Program, 2 Master's Degrees, Undergraduate Degree (Summa Cum Laude,  Phi Beta Kappa, Psi Chi) 

Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel - First Year Undergraduate Studies - Israeli Social Sciences

Tel Aviv University, Israel - Mechina Preparatory Program - Hebrew and Jewish Studies

Wheatley High School, East Williston Public Schools, Long Island, New York  


Family:
Rich's spouse, J.D. Horn, their two daughters, and
 his dog (a Chihuahua rescue)