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My name is Richard Dressner, and I'm currently Executive Director, Community at the Fool. The reader may note that titles, as well as suits and ties, are generally laughed at here, and I asked for something impressive-sounding to use in the outside world.

Since June 7, 1997 my life's passion has been the Fool. I don't say that as a "team player, works well with others, unquestioned loyalty" blurb for a resume or progress report, but with conviction and honesty. The economic success of the Fool is counterbalanced and equaled by the mission to Educate, Enrich, and Amuse. Both facets are encouraged and supported by the entire organization, from senior management to the newest entry-level position. So, yes...I'm passionate about this company and those members who make their home here.

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