SUBJECT MATTER EXPERTS
Richard Harris is founder and President of Harris & Associates, a sixteen-year-old consulting firm specializing in financial, operational and strategic consulting services to start-up and high growth telecommunications and technology firms. He has extensive experience in strategic planning, capital formation, corporate valuations, interim CFO services, litigation support and expert testimony.
He has served as CFO for Independent Wireless One, where he restructured the company and successfully raised $290 million in financing prior to selling the company to Sprint PCS at 2 1/2 times its initial equity within one year; as VP operations, finance and administration for Horizon Cellular Telephone Company; as VP and CFO for Metrophone Cellular Communications company; as CFO for Nobel Learning Centers; as Controller for Harrah’s Atlantic City and as audit manager for Coopers and Lybrand.
He is on the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Audit Committee for Amtrol, Inc, a manufacturer of LP cylinder tanks, well control devices, and commercial HVAC units.
Mr. Harris holds an MBA from the Wharton School in Philadelphia and is a CPA.