Richard Oceguera is a business success coach and author of the upcoming book Convert Your Community to Cash: Monetize Your Connections.
Richard is part of a unique brand of entrepreneurs who understand that the secret to growing your business isn't selling to strangers, but connecting with like-minded colleagues. He speaks the truth that when you focus on creating communities based on real relationships, you can't help but grow your business and ultimately, make more money.
Richard regularly speaks to audiences on the topic of networking and how to build your “Business Ecosystem.” Most recently, Richard appeared on Fox News Latino
’s My Lifestyle Extra
and was invited by Wells Fargo and The Advocate Magazine to speak on the popular Advocate Money Minute
series on the topic of starting and growing a small business. He writes the monthly series “10 Questions with…” for the Excelsior!
business newsletter and has been a featured writer for My Lifestyle Magazine
Richard started his career at age 14 as telemarketer for the Culligan Water Company in Los Angeles. Over the years Richard has played a key role in the start-up of several new companies and business organizations. Most notably, he was the founding president of the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce NY (NGLCCNY), New York's first and fastest growing chamber of commerce for LGBT business owners and their allies. Under his leadership, NGLCCNY went from a concept to a multi-six figure, award-winning organization with 200 businesses, non-profits and global corporations such as American Cancer Society, American Airlines, HBO, JP Morgan Chase and New York Life Insurance Company in its membership.
He’s been awarded by the Human Rights Campaign; named Business Leader of the Year and honored by the New York City Council for his leadership and contributions to those groups and the New York City economy.
Through his newest venture, Richard Oceguera Coaching, Richard is now sharing his 29 years of experience in sales, training, marketing and personal development with success-focused entrepreneurs. He helps business owners struggling to generate sales by showing them how to build a thriving community they can monetize. You can connect with him at www.RichardOceguera.com