Richard has an extensive career spanning over four decades in strategic communications management and planning, merger and acquisition communications, issues management, litigation support, media relations and crisis communications. Working directly with chief executive officers and senior management teams, he has served as counsel to numerous high profile organizations including Bain Capital, Berkshire Capital, Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston Consulting Group, Liberty Mutual, Goodwin Proctor, Fidelity Investments, Fleet Financial Group, Foley Hoag, General Motors, John Hancock, Reebok International, and Ropes & Gray.
Mr. Nicolazzo is currently a regular contributor to the “Crisis of the Week” online feature in The Wall Street Journal. He has also appeared on broadcast business shows such as CNN’s Money Line, NESN, and Fox 25. He authors contributed articles to major print and online media such as The Boston Globe, Boston Business Journal, and O’Dwyerpr.com; and he has been a featured speaker at Nasdaq/Amex Executive Program Investor Relations Conferences. Richard, who earned his undergraduate and graduate degrees at Boston University, is an accredited member of the Public Relations Society of America and PRSA’s Counselors Academy