Rich  Manders

Rich Manders

Rich Manders is the Co-Founder of FreeScale Coaching Systems, A serial entrepreneur, Rich is dedicated to helping fellow entrepreneurs realize their vision through coaching and development backed by more than 30 years of experience. Mr. Manders Co-Founded iAutomation, leading the organization from $0 in sales to becoming the industry leader with 140 employees and nearly $80M in sales. iAutomation proved profitable from Q3 onward for more than 15 years at 5 to 10 times the industry average. Rich successfully sold iAutomation to middle market private equity firm, Riverside. Following the sale he worked with Riverside to grow the company 8 fold. Rich has a deep understanding of how to value, qualify for strategic fit, merge, optimize and grow combined enterprises. As a lifelong learner, he has attended hundreds of seminars and worked with many thought leaders on Business Management, Sales, Personal Development, Coaching, People skills and Negotiation.