Rich McDonnell

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Rich McDonnell


President and Founder
Ballinrush LLC


Through his work at Ballinrush, LLC, Rich has provided wealth management services to clients since January 2010. From 1998-2009, he served first as Managing Director and then President of Morino Ventures LLC (a family office) where he directed the family’s financial/investment strategy; served as liaison with the family’s tax, legal and risk management advisors; and assisted in the family’s periodic review and update of their estate plans. He continues to serve as a trusted advisor to the family and director of the family’s private foundation.

Prior to joining Morino Ventures, Rich was a Foreign Service officer with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS). He spent approximately half of his Foreign Service career abroad, including postings to Holland, Portugal, Spain, Canada, and Russia.

A native of Haverhill, MA,, Rich received a BA in Economics from the University of Massachusetts and an MA in International Relations (Russian Studies) from Georgetown University. After completing his undergraduate degree, he served four years as an officer in the U.S. Navy.

Rich and his wife, Mary Eileen, split time between Georgetown, MA, and Sanibel, FL. He has three sons who live in Florida, Canada, and Rhode Island.

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