Born and raised in Edison, New Jersey, Rich was named manager of John Prince Golf Learning center in October of 2014. His appointment as manager came after spending eight years with Palm Beach County Golf as Rich began his tenure as an volunteer at John Prince in 2007. In 2010, Rich formalized his employment with Palm Beach County as he became a member of the staff at Park Ridge Golf Course, where he was promoted to Assistant Manager in March of 2012. Rich's interest in golf began early in life as he played both baseball and golf at St. Thomas Aquinas High School in New Jersey. He graduated from Middlesex College in New Jersey with a degree in Business Management and studied Country Club Management at the College of Boca Raton for a year. Rich went on to work for Roadway Package System, where he was an owner-operator of multiple routes. After FedEx bought out RPS, he continued on with the company and managed multiple employees in his territory.