Staff

Richard C. Rich

Richard C. Rich, P.E.
President

Richard C. Rich is the founding President of Rich & Associates, Inc., MEDPark, Inc. and MEDPark Management, Inc. With over 60 years of parking planning and design experience, Dick is recognized as one of the country's leading parking engineers. He has been instrumental in the design of over 3,000 parking projects nationwide, including some of the world's largest parking garages.

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Project Development/Marketing

David N. Rich

David N. Rich
Project Development Director

Since joining Rich & Associates in 1986, David has served in a variety of roles including work on parking planning studies and design/build projects. As Director of Business Development, he is responsible for establishing new business and maintaining client relationships.
David can be reached at dnrich@richassoc.com

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Sally A. Rich

Sally A. Rich
Marketing

Since joining the firm in 1979, Sally has assisted the Planning Department, in working with project managers in data collection and fieldwork; along with assisting the chief architects in preparation of plans and specifications. Currently, Sally assists the Project Development Director, David Rich, with the preparation of proposals and marketing materials.
Sally can be reached at sarich@richassoc.com

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Laura Fraschetti

Laura Fraschetti
Marketing Coordinator

Laura has been with the firm since early 2018, she is a graduate from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Architecture with her Bachelors Degree in Digital Media Studies. As part of the Marketing Team, Laura is responsible for the Graphic Design, Website Maintenance, and Digital Marketing Efforts of Rich & Associates.
Laura can be reached at lfraschetti@richassoc.com

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Architectural Department

Richard W. Kinnell

Richard W. Kinnell, A.I.A.
Vice President/Architect

Since joining our firm in 1980, Rick is considered one of the firm's most experienced functional designers. Rick is involved in parking functional planning and design. His experience includes the design of parking structures ranging in size from 150 spaces to 11,500 spaces. Rick is also involved in land use review relating to our demand and economic feasibility studies.
Rick can be reached at rkinnell@richassoc.com

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Matthew J. Jobin

Matthew J. Jobin, R.A.
Associate/Senior Architect

Since joining the firm in 1983, Matt remains one of Rich & Associates' most experienced project managers and parking designers. He works closely with our parking planning staff in studying parking facility alternatives, including programming, site planning, design analysis, cost estimating and construction phasing. He has been instrumental in the design of more than 300 parking structures.
Matt can be reached at mjobin@richassoc.com

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Patrick M. Hager

Patrick M. Hager
Architectural Designer

Since joining the firm in 1990, Pat has become Rich & Associates' most experienced and creative architectural designer of parking structures. Many of the design awards the firm has received for its work were designed under Pat's direction. His responsibilities include coordination of the CADD Department and overseeing design details. He is also recognized for his sensitivity to historic architecture and insuring our projects fit contextually into the urban fabric and streetscape.
Pat can be reached at pmhrich@aol.com

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Robert T. Wicke

Robert T. Wicke, R.A.
Vice President/Architect

Since joining the firm in 1997, Rob has assisted the project manager in the schematic design and design development of over 75 parking projects. Rob has a Masters in Architecture.
Robert can be reached at rwicke@richassoc.com

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Joseph Obidzinski

Joseph Obidzinski, R.A.
Architect

As Architect and Project Manager, Joe brings to our team more than 35 years of experience on a wide variety of retail, commercial and parking projects.
Joe can be reached at jobidzinski@richassoc.com

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Tom Allardyce

Tom Allardyce
Tech Support / CADD

Tom has been with the firm since 2006 and is a graduate from the University of Detroit Mercy with a Bachelor of Architecture Degree. As part of the technical drafting team, he assists the project managers of both the planning and architectural departments.
Tom can be reached at tallardyce@richassoc.com

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James R. St. Charles
Senior CAD Designer/BIM Coordinator

James has been with the firm since late 2017. James joins Rich & Associates Architectural Department with 28 years of experience in Steel, Concrete, Precast Concrete, Masonry, Wood & CFMF Construction. James has served as the lead drafter/designer for countless projects of varying types, facilities, and construction materials.
James can be reached at jstcharles@richassoc.com

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Planning Department

Annaka L. Norris

Annaka L. Norris
Parking Planner

Since joining the firm in 2005, Annaka has brought many specialties to her projects, some of which include alternative modes of transportation, community stakeholder involvement, surveying techniques and pedestrian activity. Annaka oversees projects as a project manager on a variety of assignments ranging from municipal work to campus style studies for institutions, hospitals and universities. Annaka has developed long-term relationships with clients and brings a great deal of success to her projects through her personal service and genuine interest in the success of each project.
Annaka can be reached at anorris@richassoc.com

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David W. Burr

David W. Burr
Parking Planning Director

Since joining the firm in 1979, Dave has supervised data collection and evaluation. As Project Manager on many parking studies, Dave supervises field work and the coordination of efforts of the in-house designers on alternatives to be evaluated in the development of parking alternatives and recommendations. As the in-house computer programmer, Dave has designed and created several financial models and various computer programs used in the tabulation and interpretation phases of the feasibility studies.
Dave can be reached at dburr@richassoc.com

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Steven R. Wiltse

Steven R. Wiltse, A.I.C.P.
Parking/Transportation Planner

Steven has been with the firm since early 2018 as part of the Planning Department at Rich & Associates. Stevens background in multi-modal planning brings a unique perspective to his projects. He has completed numerous projects for communities large and small, including transportation master plans, operational assessments, TOD studies, and multi-modal campus plans.
Steven can be reached at swiltse@richassoc.com

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Engineering Department

Luis Huertas

Luis Huertas, P.E.
Vice President/Structural Engineer

Luis Huertas, 36 years of structural engineering design experience includes a variety of building and construction types. Since joining Rich & Associates in 2004, Luis has been responsible for the engineering design of more than 30 parking structures.
Luis can be reached at luis@richassoc.com

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Robert H. Meyer

Robert H. Meyer
Structural Designer

Since joining the firm in 2002, Robert has proven himself an exceptional structural technician of parking structures. His experience includes the detailing of numerous parking structure projects throughout the country. Prior to joining the firm Robert worked for a precast manufacturer. His experience included detailing of prestressed soffit, joist and architectural panels for precast shop drawings.
Robert can be reached at rmeyer@richassoc.com

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Terry Elliott

Terry Elliott, P.E.
Senior Structural Engineer

Over the past fifteen years, Terry has proven himself an exceptional structural engineer of parking structures. His experience includes the engineering design of over 30 parking structure projects throughout the country.
Terry can be reached at telliott@richassoc.com

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Kris Wright, LEED-AP
Structural Technician

Kris joined Rich and Associates in 2016 where has quickly become a proven member of the structural team. His primary focus is on drafting the precast and structural connection elements of Rich and Associates parking structures. Prior to joining the team, Kris worked in construction management in both the Residential and Commercial Construction industries. His experience has allowed him to quickly transfer his knowledge of the construction process to designing and drafting the structural drawings for our projects.
Kris can be reached at kwright@richassoc.com

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Support Staff

Jeanne Utash

Jeanne Utash
Bookkeeper/Administrative Assistant Rich & Associates

Jean has been with the firm since 2000.
Jeanne can be reached at jchang@richassoc.com

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Debra Kolar

Debra Kolar
Bookkeeper/Administrative Assistant MEDPark, Inc. & MEDPark Management, Inc.

Deb has been with the firm since 2006 and assists in the day-to-day operation of MEDPark.
Debra can be reached at dkolar@richassoc.com

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