Lt. Col. Richard Comitz, USA (Ret) joined American Corporate Partners (ACP) as senior vice president in November 2021. He is a senior leader overseeing corporate relations, outreach, and communications of the team who assists veterans, transitioning servicemembers, and their spouses prepare for a meaningful career after military service.
Prior to ACP and after retiring from the Army, he was the Director of Operations at Long Island University.
Comitz received his commission in the Army Chemical Corps as a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., in 1996. He held a variety of positions within the Army ranging from Platoon Leader, Executive Officer, and Brigade Chemical Officer, Stability Transition Team Executive Officer, as well as Commander of Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2nd Brigade, 1st Infantry Division. He has deployed to Kosovo and Iraq.
Comitz holds a Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry from the Florida Institute of Technology. He served as an associate professor at the U.S. Military Academy. His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star, Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, NATO Medal, Air Assault Badge, and Parachutist Badge.