Richard Syretz

Richard Syretz

Chief Operating Officer/CFO

Mr. Syretz is the Chief Operating Officer and CFO of Ideal Innovations, Inc. He is responsible for Operations and Finance including Programs, Business Development and all corporate support functions.

Mr. Syretz has been honored as one of the top CFO’s in Greater Washington by SmartCEO Magazine and as a finalist for Washington Business Journal's CFO of the Year Award. In 2014, he was awarded the Company’s Innovator of the Year award.

Prior to joining I3, Mr. Syretz was Director of Finance for the $600m Defense Business Unit of URS Corporation (formerly Washington Group International and Raytheon Company). At URS he was responsible for financial reporting and strategic financial planning.

Earlier in his career, Mr. Syretz held roles of increasing responsibility within Raytheon Company in Rhode Island, Philadelphia, and Washington, DC,  including serving as Sr. Business Manager for the Raytheon Demilitarization Company.

Mr. Syretz earned his bachelor's degree in Business Administration with concentrations in both Finance and Economics from Boston College and holds a MBA in Finance. He is also a candidate for the Certificate of Management from Wharton's School's Executive Education Program. Richard is a member of the Board of Directors of the 11q Research and Resource Group non-profit where he has served as Treasurer since 2010.