Richard W. Weening
Richard W. Weening, President and CEO QUÆSTUS "is a principal and currently serving as CEO of Prolitec Inc. Since founding QUÆSTUS in 1989, he served as the initial CEO or Chairman of each QUÆSTUS start-up company and the President of the Manager of each fund that owned them. Prior to that, Richard was CEO of Advanced Learning Concepts, Raintree Publishers Inc., AgriData Resources Inc. and ARI Network Services Inc.
"Before beginning his business career, Richard helped to establish a non-profit housing development agency in Milwaukee and served as Legislative Assistant to a U.S. Congressman; Chief of Staff to a Governor of Wisconsin; and National Political Director of a U.S. Presidential campaign. Richard has served on the boards of several non-profit or governmental agencies. He now focuses his philanthropy as a Trustee of the African Wildlife Foundation and a member of the Advisory Board for the Center for Regenerative Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital. He holds a B.A. Degree in philosophy and economics from St. John's University. "