Rich Powers

Executive Chairman, Alloy Holdings, and Checon CEO

As Executive Chairman, Rich focuses on shaping the company’s vision, building teams to lead and support that mission, and delivering the resources critical to its execution.

With added value and enterprise growth as key drivers, Rich engages his teams to achieve high-performance metrics in developing new products and market segments, increasing market share, securing strategic acquisition targets, and deploying high-return technology and systems aimed at continuous improvement and management evolution. Before joining Alloy Holdings in 2014, Rich was CEO of Cookson Precious Metals, where he led the vertical supply chain and market growth strategies with over ten successful acquisitions and integrations. Rich attributes the success of these endeavors to the quality and leadership of his teams and their unmatched commitment to growing with their customers, suppliers, investors, and other stakeholder partners.

Rich holds an MBA from the University of New Haven and a BSBA in Accounting and Finance from Northeastern University. His certifications in Six Sigma Green Belt and as a public accountant are regularly tapped into in his stewardship and development of partner teams.

Rich was raised in New England with four brothers and continues to enjoy with family and friends all the activities the area offers: cycling, hiking, golfing, and more. He and his wife, Ruth, are world travelers but especially look forward to spending time with their children's families and grandkids. They reside in Barrington, RI.