Richard Grossman, CEO


Richard graduated from the University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School of Business with a Marketing concentration and spent the first 20 years of his career building a Consumer Products manufacturing firm with international distribution. This business was sold in 2008 and Richard continued to oversee the firm until 2010 when he partnered with David Gansky and Longport Shields to acquire Shields Business Solutions. Soon after, this duo with a rich heritage in the facilities industry, established Shields Facilities Maintenance to address the service delivery gaps that had become commonplace. Richard provides overall strategy and works closely with the rest of the management and operations team to design and deliver world class maintenance programs for multi-location clients throughout North America. In addition, Richard is an active member of the Philadelphia chapter of Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO), the world’s premier peer network of chief executives and business leaders, dedicated to professional and personal development and community outreach.