Rich Joyce is a technical advisor with PennTAP, working from the Penn State Schuylkill campus. He performs industrial energy efficiency audits and offers manufacturers guidance in reducing energy consumption and pollution prevention. Rich also connects members of the PA business community, large and small, to resources both inside and outside of Penn State to foster economic development, job growth or retention and product development.
Prior to joining PennTAP, Rich spent 23 years in the manufacturing sector in Eastern PA. His primary areas of manufacturing experience include residential and commercial building products, specifically stairs, doors/windows, skylights, and greenhouses. Rich’s background includes 19 years as a small manufacturing business owner/entrepreneur.
Rich holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Penn State and an MBA from Alvernia University. He is a Certified Six Sigma Green Belt.
Expertise in: Manufacturing, Customer Service, Managing Client Relationships with Private Sector Companies and Entrepreneurship.