John Richter graduated from the University of Dayton with Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Mechanical Engineering.
He entered the cleaning industry in 2006 when he joined Kaivac, Inc. as Technical Director. At Kaivac, Richter conducted scientific studies and research in the areas of cleaning effectiveness with respect to various cleaning methods using ATP measurements, bacteria counts, and tribometry. In 2014, he accepted a position as Clinical Faculty Member with the Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering Department at Miami University. In addition to teaching multiple engineering classes, he is an engineering consultant to the cleaning industry.