Rich has over 30 years of mortgage industry experience, with 18 years of senior management responsibilities. Prior to starting Dux Advisory, Rich was the Director of Advisory Services at American Mortgage Consultants (“AMC”) which acquired The Barrent Group’s personnel and office location in July of 2018. (See Press Release) Rich also held officer-level positions at Wells Fargo, including Vice President of Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, Assistant Vice President of Wells Fargo Financial, Correspondent Lending Manager and Retail Branch Manager. Rich holds a MS in Education from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a BS in Education from Northern Illinois University.
Beyond technical skills, Rich’s athletic coaching experience at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Eisenhower H.S. in Houston have contributed to his success as a business leader. There is no substitute for leadership experience and learning from managing hundreds of people across multiple athletic teams and business units for over three decades.
“I’ve known and worked with Richard the past 12 years after he was recommended to me by a mutual contact. His previous firm, The Barrent Group specialized in forensic loan file reviews. His firm was consistently at the top of my list for many reasons. First after you meet Rich you gain a sense of comfort knowing you are in good hands. After hiring Rich's firm, we thought it best to benchmark them against others. His team's high integrity and quality of work became the “Gold Standard” for investors seeking recoveries. I look forward to working with Rich as a trusted strategic partner with his new company, Dux Advisory.”
“Rich possesses a deep and nuanced knowledge of residential loans through every stage of the process, and his work ethic and integrity are second to none.”
“Rich and I have been friends, co-workers, and Clients of each other over the past 30 Years. In each situation, Rich has been the best friend, co-worker, consultant, and client I could ever ask for. I whole heartily endorse Rich Barrent!”
“Rich’s clients will greatly benefit from his Executive Coaching and Leadership training. Rich has historically built and led high performing teams with integrity, respect and doing things the right way. Rich has a strong work ethic, determination and high character. I know firsthand from playing football with Rich at NIU where he was a team captain. His success in business has not been a surprise and you will enjoy working with him. “