Guest Speaker Richard Koch joined SMIF for lunch on February 22, 2018. Mr. Koch graduated from Bucknell with a B.S. in Civil Engineering and the University of Chicago with a M.B.A. in Finance. He is the founder of Koch Communications, a small business that assists companies with financial, corporate communication, and training activities. Prior to this venture, Mr. Koch worked as the Investor Relations Director for various manufacturing companies. Mr. Koch began his career as an officer and instructor for the United States Navy.
Mr. Koch shared career advice, presentation tips, and meaningful anecdotes with SMIF. Mr. Koch also provided unique insights on his area of expertise: company external communications. The SMIF students in attendance enjoyed their time with Mr. Koch and took away valuable lessons they could apply to their pitches.