Richard Newton

Rich graduated from Colby College in 2011, where he was commissioned as an Infantry Officer through Army ROTC. He served as a platoon leader and executive officer with the 1st Armored Division, deploying to Afghanistan in 2013. In 2014, he was assessed and selected into US Army Special Forces and upon completion of training in 2016, was assigned to 10th Special Forces Group at Fort Carson, CO. Rich then served as a detachment, troop, and company commander with 10th Group before transitioning from the Army in 2021 to pursue an MBA at MIT’s Sloan School of Management.