RD is the Chief Community Officer at The Chief Executive Group (CEG) and the Chief Operating Officer for The CFO Leadership Council (a CEG Community). In a prior roll, RD led the rapid transformation, growth and acquisition of The Institute of Finance and Management (IOFM), along with the subsequent merger with the Financial Operations Network. For the past 30 years RD has focused on creating professional communities that help to educate and connect buyers and sellers through the gravity of professional training, events, peer learning and data. He has successfully developed media businesses in multiple sectors through conferences, trade shows, online training, virtual events, industry award programs, SAAS businesses, research, databases, validation, publishing, peer learning, online marketplaces, certification programs and sponsored/membership businesses. RD has an impressive track record of building and growing b2b community assets and recurring revenue businesses to quickly realize new value for members, vendors and investors.