Richard Ward is a Senior Vice President in the Proxy Solicitation Group at Alliance Advisors. Starting his career in 1998, Rich has worked on numerous difficult solicitations which require large retail shareholder outreach. These soliciations include M&A transactions, BDC transactions, proxy contests and corporate governance related consulting. Rich also has extensive experience with bank and thrift conversions. As a seasoned proxy solicitation veteran Rich has a wealth of knowledge regarding proxy solicitation strategies.