Richard Bronson - Founder/CEO
Before launching 70MillionJobs, Richard served as Director of Executive Relations and Prison Engagement at Defy Ventures, a 501(c)3 organization dedicated to providing incarcerated men and women second chances upon release, by training them in entrepreneurialism. His role at Defy included fund-raising, business development and leading New York events. Before that, he was a co-founder of the popular nostalgia website, DoYouRemember.com. His career began on Wall Street, where he managed money at Lehman Bros. and Bear Stearns. He eventually went on the found Biltmore Securities, a registered broker-dealer based in South Florida. Richard grew Biltmore to nearly 500 employees, spread out over four national offices, and took many companies public. After Biltmore, Richard founded Channels Magazine and launched several successful consumer product and service businesses. Richard was convicted of securities fraud in 2002, arising from his activities in the 1990s and served two years in a Federal prison camp.