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    Richard Star

    Richard Star is currently a principal and co-founder of NEXgistics LLC, a third-party logistics provider with locations in New York and Nevada. Richard was involved in several businesses prior to NEXgistics. He worked for fourteen years in senior positions at Cliffstar Corporation/Cliffstar LLC, a vertically integrated private label beverage company. The company was acquired by Cott Corporation in 2010. Richard remained at Cott through 2011, serving as VP of Grower Relations in addition to VP of Ingredient Technology.
    Richard is a developer of commercial real estate in South Carolina and is a founding member of Dunes Commercial Properties, LLC. He is also a board member of several closely held firms including Vitamins Direct, LLC (Chair), Star Snax Holdings, LLC (Chair) and Portland Bottling Company.
    Before moving to Charleston, Richard was a member of Young Presidents’ Organization - Empire State Chapter. He served on the board of the Buffalo Zoological Society, St. Mary’s School for the Deaf (NY) and the Cranberry Institute, among others. Richard currently is a board member of the Porter-Gaud School Foundation (Chair), Porter-Gaud School (Trustee), the Jewish Endowment Fund of Charleston (Secretary), Chabad of Charleston, the Duke University Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation and Reading Partners South Carolina (emeritus member and past Chair).
    Richard earned a bachelor’s degree from Northwestern University and holds master’s degrees from New York University and Duke University (Fuqua School of Business).
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