Founder - Award Travel 101 at AwardWallet. An 8 year veteran naval officer, Richard has been on the road since leaving Georgia to attend high school in the United Kingdom. Richard’s journeys have taken him around the world from serving onboard a nuclear submarine to living in Japan for three years. He has flown 12 different international first class products, visited 40 countries, and spends his spare time dissecting loyalty program award charts in order to maximize the value of his points and miles. Richard is COO of TravelingDad.com and founder of the Travel Hacking 101 Facebook community. Richard holds a BBA in International Business from The Georgia College.