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Richard grew up near Pittsburgh, PA. He attended The Citadel, a military college in Charleston, South Carolina, from where he graduated in 1986 with a B.S. degree in Civil Engineering.?He served with a municipal police department for the next 15 years, engaging in all aspects of law enforcement. Simultaneously, he started Almes Productions in 1989. In 2001, he left law enforcement as a Lieutenant and went full-time with Almes Productions. His many years of gritty life and death experiences in police work have provided him with a unique insight into bringing drama to the screen in a realistic manner. Since 1989, Almes Productions has been a full-service multimedia production company and has been providing comprehensive production solutions to various clients in the Southeast. Richard believes in collaboration with the ‘best of the best’ in talent and production crew. Richard has also had great success working on high-impact and emotional videos designed for non-profit’s "Raising More Money" campaigns. To date, his efforts have helped several organizations raise over seven million dollars.