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“As an operations professional I always view my role as enabling the success of our team. I’m constantly thinking about efficiency and smarter ways to deliver our services so we can delight our customers and build meaningful partnerships.”

About Richard

With over 20 years’ experience in all areas of business operations, Richard Balazs brings to Signature his well-rounded skillset, entrepreneurial spirit, and personable approach as our Chief Operating Officer. In this role, he applies his experience to oversee, implement, and improve key business functions. He has served in operations roles across several industries, allowing him to develop diverse expertise equipped to meet company objectives.

Prior to Signature, Richard served as Chief Operating Officer at MHS Labs, a high technology clinical reference laboratory. Additionally, Richard spent seven years as Director of Operations at technology consulting firm BusinessForward, where he managed and enhanced company operations through process improvement projects and initiatives. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a focus in Management from Duquesne University and has professional credentialing from the International Association for Six Sigma Certification as a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt.

Fun Fact

Outside of the office, Richard serves as the Artistic Director for the Folk Factory, a dance ensemble whose mission is to preserve and perpetuate authentic Eastern European folklore through both traditional and contemporary productions.