Rich was a lawyer for thirty plus years in Silicon Valley, practicing corporate law at two international law firms. Rich was introduced to Hidden Villa when he began hiking its beautiful trails while growing up in Los Altos Hills. He became a Board member at Hidden Villa in 2008 and served on the Board until 2015, serving as Chair 2013-14. He rejoined the Board in 2017. Rich is inspired by Hidden Villa’s mission of sustainability and social justice because of the growing importance that sustainable living and full civic participation by all citizens has on our communities, today and in the future.