Our Team

Richard Kommit


A creative, out-of-the box thinker, Richard is President of Kommit & Company. He helps entrepreneurs, business owners and professionals alleviate roadblocks to success and optimize their organization’s growth. Richard has over 30 years experience implementing business growth strategies. In 1990, he co-founded Cross Industry Communications in response to the needs of companies implementing advertising and marketing initiatives. In 1999, the company, which had grown to 180 employees, was sold to Protocol Communications. 

Jeff Cohen


Jeff serves as SVP, Finance. He has over 30 years of experience as a Chief Financial Officer and Financial Consultant in emerging, closely held companies.  He has played a major role in developing financial infrastructure and working with management, Board of Directors, investors and lending institutions on the significant financial and operating aspects of the companies.  Jeff also spent 10 years as a CPA with Ernst & Young in New York City where he was a Principal in their Emerging Business Practice, assisting companies in going public.

Eric Crouse


Eric is Senior Advisor to Kommit & Company. He is a seasoned marketing professional with an active consultancy that helps his clientele of direct-to-consumer and b2b businesses drive more revenue. His stable of clients has included healthcare, pharmaceutical, entertainment, call center, and technology focused companies ranging from startup phase to Fortune 100.  He brings a unique skill set and an owner’s mentality to Kommit & Company, and helps our clients best position themselves for successful exits.

Rupen Fofaria


Rupen is a former practicing attorney with 10 years' experience in corporate and intellectual property matters. He represented a broad range of clients - from Fortune 50 to small business.  From a boutique litigation firm in Chicago, to an internationally-established AmLaw 150 firm, to one of the largest firms in North Carolina, Rupen honed his legal craft and business know-how.  As a non-practicing attorney, he works with Kommit & Company clients to optimize business processes and maximize company value.