Dr. Sands has achieved the following:
- Walden University: PhD. - Doctorate of Philosophy in Management with a focus in Leadership and Organizational Change
- Pepperdine University: MBA - Masters of Business Administration
- Pepperdine University: BSM - Bachelors of Science in Management
- Villanova University: Masters Certificate in Lean Six Sigma with an emphasis in Healthcare
- Dr. Sands also achieved his Certification as a Six Sigma Lean Black Belt from UnitedHealth Group.
- Richard is also licensed with the state of California Department of Insurance for Life & Health and Property & Causality and holds series 6 & 63 security licenses with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FNRA).