Richard Grace on Target Marketing Annex
Richard Grace is the Director of Sales for Target Marketing Annex. He brings with him over twenty years of Risk Management and Insurance experience.
In this interview, he first talks about growing up as an athlete and playing different sports. He then mentions his 25-year experience in the risk management business where he got to see, from the sales and marketing point, how business is conducted on a global basis. He sees Target Marketing Annex as a unique approach on how to put yourself in a position to become a thought leader in your field.
Starting his career with Met Life, Richard Grace soon ventured out to learn all aspects of the Risk Management business. He founded Vantage Insurance and Financial Services; which he ran and grew for over ten years. Eventually selling his business to a public firm Hilb Rogal and Hobbs, were he stayed on as a Vice President and sales executive. HRH was eventually bought by Willis, which is the third largest Risk Management firm in the world with over 200 offices globally. Richard made the decision to leave Willis back in 2010, were he was a Vice President, to pursue other entrepreneurial ventures. He is involved in a few large scale projects that have taken him to Singapore, Vietnam, and Kazakhstan in the last few years. Richard has a strong sales and marketing background and he has worked closely with his clients in the biotech, retail, real estate, and construction industries.
Richard is a lifetime member of the New York Athletic Club, where he has been involved with the Club’s youth programs and the NYAC Saturday Morning Program for the past twenty five years. He was a first team All-State basketball player, and played some college football at Syracuse University. Skiing, open ocean kayaking, cycling, hiking, rock climbing, scuba diving, and martial arts are just a few of his current athletic interests these days.
He is a strong advocate for the Boys and Girls Clubs, the Police Athletic League, and the Inter City School programs that foster the future of our children. He has served on the Board of Trustees at the Jackson Laboratory, which is one of the largest genetic research Labs in the Country. He served on the Board of the Harlem Restoration Project. Richard currently serves as a Vice President on the board of the RD Foundation.
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