Richard is from Omaha, NE and is studying biology and computer science. His leadership experience includes participating in science club competitions, science bowl, and Tests of Engineering Aptitude, Mathematics, and Science (TEAMS) competitions. He was also a member of National Honor Society and tutored high school freshmen and sophomores. Additionally, Richard was a member of the Ignatian Leadership Institute. His career interests include medicine and using imaging to improve patient care. He is also interested in material science and creating economical and environmentally friendly composites.