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

Rich and J.D.'s home at Black Butte Ranch in the Oregon Cascade Mountains (with wild elk,

horses and cattle; Rich and J.D. are vegetarian - no mistreatment or killing of animals at the ranch)

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Rich Weissman

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Residences:

Palm Springs (Andreas Hill), California

San Francisco (Nob Hill), California

Black Butte Ranch (Cascade Mountains), 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:

Current:

The Richard Norris Weissman Charitable Fund - Director


Prior:

DMA - President, CEO and Founder


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 (pictured below in their law school graduation gowns), and
 their dog (a Chihuahua rescue)