Richard PepePresident & Founder
Richard Pepe is the President and Founder of PARC Consulting in Raleigh, North Carolina. With more than 25 years of international technology management experience, Rich was well positioned to seize an opportunity when presented, and he led PARC to generate over $2 Million in revenue the first year – the rest is history.
He has worked in a variety of industries; including, high tech, public relations, professional services, and insurance. Richard has significant experience in leadership, organizational restructuring, operations improvement, strategic sourcing, contract negotiations, vendor management, and cost reduction.
He has managed very large projects including IT infrastructure integration for more than 30 acquired companies, successfully leveraged outsource service providers to lower cost of operations by nearly $10M, and held budget responsibility of more than $120M. Richard held executive positions in Fortune 500 companies – Oracle, NetApp, Genesys aka EchoPass, Oxford Health Plans, DeVries, and US Surgical before acquiring his own organization.
Richard is a Veteran of the United States Navy, working as a Gunner’s Mate operating our country’s strategic arsenal. He attended St. John’s University studying business management and administration.
Rich hails from New York and has lived in Virginia, Connecticut, Colorado, and California. Rich has four children and currently lives with two of them and his wife in North Carolina.