- Candidate, Unted States House of Representatives, Connecticut, District 5, 2018
- President, Resource Development Associates, 2004-present
- Co-Host, Manufacturing Matters Radio, present
Webster Smith Award for Manufacturing, CONNSTEP's Manufacturing Award for Exceptional Achievements, the Greater Waterbury Regional Chamber of Commerce award for Leadership in the Community, Wellmore Behavior Health for Children & Families Dorothy Standard Award for Volunteerism as well as the Watertown Oakville Chamber of Commerce's Community Leader of the Year Award.
Rich DuPont (Republican) was a candidate for Connecticut's 5th Congressional District in the U.S. House. DuPont lost the primary on August 14, 2018.