Richard Harris

Richard Harris has 30 years of hands-on experience managing businesses for profit and growth in both public and private-equity settings. Richard has held senior positions at AlliedSignal Inc and Tenneco Automotive including Finance, Audit, Program Management, Marketing and Sales. Richard co-led two private-equity turn-arounds with successful exits: As CFO and then CEO of United Plastics Group, Richard led the drive to profitability and expansion into Mexico and China. As Head of Sales for Guilford Performance Textiles, Richard helped position the business for the economic rebound through securing lucrative global contracts with most automotive OEM’s in North America, Europe, and Japan. Richard currently coaches and invests in small businesses positioned for growth.