Dale S. Richards specializes in Management & Marketing Consulting, Technology Commercialization and Business Financing. He has spent 25+ years consulting with over 150 businesses and universities on corporate structure, finance, organization, employee productivity, technology and product development strategies, process and resource productivity, contracts, marketing and financing. Mr. Richards is a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) with the National Association of Certified Business Valuators and a Utah Vistage CEO Advisory Board Chair and an international speaker with 200+ speeches given in three countries and 35+ states.
Particular financing work has been with institutional, Small Business Administration (SBA), SBIR/STTR grants, Venture Capital and private investors. Dale has managed tax filings, reporting and company financial reporting for many clients..
Mr. Richards, over the past 25+ years, has had executive management experience as CEO, President and Board of Director in marketing, engineering and administration areas. His management experience includes sales, marketing, engineering, finance, customer relations, power plant operations, quality assurance, business creation and product development.
He had six years as a director in business development for a local utility in which he screened, designed, developed, implemented and managed new businesses, products, and services. Mr. Richards has helped universities commercialize technology for fifteen years improving license or start up company’s value, time to market and probability of success. Thirty-five, technology based companies have been founded under Mr. Richards’ leadership. He helped these and other companies raise $500+ Million in equity funds.
Mr. Richards has served as Chairman of the Board & President of Mountain West Capital Network. He served 15 years as a Board member of the Association for Corporate Growth, National Association for Corporate Directors, the Utah sub-Chapter of the Turnaround Management Association and past Chairman of a local $30 million company. Dale has served as past Chairman of the Utah Manufacturers Technology Committee, a member of the Pioneer Partnership, and a member of the Utah Partnership for Education.
Mr. Richards is a consultant to the Wayne Brown Institute Venture Capital Conferences held in Utah, Hawaii, Phoenix, Los Angeles, Austin, Chicago, and New York. He has been a mentor for 30+ years.
Mr. Richards’ leadership helped guide several technology companies to successful mergers with larger entities. Mr. Richards’ performance enhancement and leadership methods, Productivity Pyramid TM and 80/20 Customer Gold Program TM, have guided clients to improved revenue, profits and value. One client with losses of $500,000 per year, was turned around to achieve profits of over $2 million per year in less than two years. He has turned around several companies as CEO.
Dale’s business valuation firms, has help companies value and improve their business value all over the United States and World. His company’s analyses, calculations and report, are the most comprehensive in the industry. He believes “Knowledge is Power” and provides this for his clients. .
Mr. Richards has a B.S. Degree in Chemical Engineering and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration. Dale resides in Bountiful, Utah, and has seven children and enjoys eleven grandchildren. Dale enjoys the outdoors, sports, religion, service and cultural activities.
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