Richard was raised in Litchfield, completing his education at Princeton University and Cornell Law School. He spent almost his entire legal career in the oil and gas industry in Houston, Texas, first at ExxonMobil and then at Chevron.
After retiring, he and his wife returned to live on a farm in town. His deep affection for Litchfield brought them back and he very much wants it to continue to prosper. He is Treasurer of the Litchfield Historical Society and on the vestry of St. Michael’s Parish.
“At this critical time for the Town of Litchfield and the State of Connecticut I think the Board of Finance needs another fiscal conservative to help ensure our scant resources are spent wisely.”
Sky and his wife are long term residents of Litchfield. Sky’s holds a BS in biology and has an MBA from the University of Chicago with emphasis on finance and economics. He has been active on Planning and Zoning for a number of years and has served on the board of the Western Connecticut Area Agency on Aging and as Vice Chair of the Board of Connecticut Landmarks, which manages several historic properties including the Nathan Hale Homestead. Sky retired from the Chemical Industry and now works with a very successful financial services company in Farmington. He is looking forward to his second term as alternate on the Board of Finance.