CO-FOUNDER + CHIEF CREATIVE OFFICER
Richard McCaskill is the co-founder of Fruition Consulting, the event management, business development, and intellectual property management firm based in San Diego. Richard’s insatiable appetite for culture, history, and information has given him a unique perspective to approaching business.
Richard started his entrepreneurial journey at an early age but honed his leadership skills by joining the U.S. Marine Corps elite Joint Special Forces team ANGLICO as an intelligence liaison and communication specialist. He possesses invaluable special operations military experiences, having served in the Persian Gulf War alongside influential figures such as Saudi Prince Sultan Bin Salman, the esteemed astronaut and older brother of Crown Prince MBS. These experiences in the military's most elite units honed his strategic leadership skills to a remarkable degree, setting him apart from his peers.
Richard leverages his training and expertise to build strong relationships with clients by identifying and developing strategies that drive results.
Richard is a creator of impactful brands to include:
Richard exceptional ability to adapt and excel in different business domains, coupled with his specialized training in special operations, has earned him the elected position of Co-chair for the Small Business Opportunity & Advisory Panel (SBOAP) in California. In this role, Richard tirelessly advocates for the interests of 4.1 million small businesses in the state, which collectively employ a staggering 7 million hardworking individuals.
Richard has always been highly motivated with a sixth sense for forecasting business trends. He utilizes these skillsets to lead Fruitions’ business development and intellectual property development divisions.
Through his combined efforts and remarkable achievements, Richard has devised an ingenious system of wealth development, particularly through small businesses and micro-private equity. This innovative approach has paved the way for aspiring entrepreneurs to realize their dreams and create sustainable wealth, further strengthening the economic landscape of California and beyond.
Richard's outstanding accomplishments, diverse experiences, and unwavering dedication to the betterment of small businesses make him a true force to be reckoned with in the entrepreneurial realm. His remarkable journey and profound impact on the business landscape have solidified his status as a highly respected and influential figure in the world of small businesses.
Richard evokes passion, creativity and out-of-the-box thinking, leveraging history to foretell the future.