Terry Rich is a successful CEO, international speaker and author. Currently, he serves as the CEO of the Iowa Lottery, a $300 million enterprise. Prior to that, he was CEO of the Blank Park Zoo (that's right... a "Zoo Dude".); President and CEO of Rich Heritage Inc., a national marketing and television production company which produced shows for HBO, ESPN and Comcast, among others; and Vice President of Marketing for Heritage Communications Inc.
His current book, "Dare to Dream, Dare to Act" ties directly to his inspirational keynotes.
As an entrepreneur, Terry developed Rich Heritage Inc., along with four other companies including radio station KBBM, US Digital Video, Newsletter Ease, and the World Championship Socker League, LLC.
He has appeared on national television in many roles, including a lottery industry expert on ABC, NBC, CBS, CNN Sirius XM and Fox News; movie host on Starz!; and as a panel guest on the "Tonight Show."
Terry has won numerous entrepreneurial and leadership awards in television production and marketing, has a Bachelor of Science in Speech from Iowa State University, is Governor Emeritus at ISU and Director Emeritus of the Blank Park Zoo. He also serves on the board of Powerball and is Past President of the North American Lottery Association.