In the past year, Pimentel was a keynote speaker and trainer/consultant to the Department of Veterans Affairs’ Office of Mental Health Services and Department of Veterans Affairs Vocational Rehabilitation. Richard Manuel Pimentel, 45, was also fined $300,000 by U.S. District Judge Dale S. Fischer, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office. Praised for his use of humor, metaphor, and storytelling in his work as a consultant and trainer, Pimentel also brings his insights as a disabled Vietnam veteran to topics as diverse as the future of disability management, attitudinal change in health and human services, and overcoming challenges of returning combat veterans. The ring members used their cocaine trafficking proceeds to buy vehicles, home improvement and jewelry, among other items of personal use, according to documents filed in Los Angeles federal court. Richard Pimentel is one of the leading experts on innovative strategies for employing people with disabilities, with a special focus on veterans with disabilities. Find directions for reaching the Wright State University campus on our Maps page. Richard Manuel Pimentel, 45, was also fined $300,000 by U.S. District Judge Dale S. Fischer, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office. His story was dramatized in the 2007 film Music Within. October 15 , 2009 His co-defendants, who each pleaded guilty to felony charges, included his 46-year-old brother, Rodolfo Pimentel of Palos Verdes Estates, who was sentenced to 87 months; Enrique Rodriguez, 47, of North Hills, who was given a 145-month term; and Javier Rodriguez, 34, of Mar Vista, who received a 46-month sentence. Pimentel is a senior partner in the consulting/training firm of Milt Wright & Associates, Inc. An expert on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), he has authored and co-authored numerous books and professional publications, including What Managers and Supervisors Need to Know About the ADA, Making the ADA Work for You, The Workers Compensation ADA Connection, and Taking Control of Workers Compensation Disability Costs. A Torrance man who led a drug ring that used couriers to traffic hundreds of pounds of cocaine from Mexico into the United States and Canada was sentenced to more than 11 years in prison, prosecutors announced Tuesday. View the profiles of people named Richard Pimentel. Join Facebook to connect with Richard Pimentel and others you may know. Richard Pimentel is one of the leading experts on innovative strategies for employing people with disabilities, with a special focus on veterans with disabilities. Visit our Coronavirus website. There are 90+ professionals named "Richard Pimentel", who use LinkedIn to exchange information, ideas, and opportunities. Pimentel, who was sentenced Monday to the 135-month term, pleaded guilty in October to one count each of conspiracy to distribute cocaine and conspiracy to engage in money laundering. His mother who had lost three children at … Thousands of Women to March, Participate in Other Pre-Election Actions Saturday, Copyright © 2020 NBCUniversal Media, LLC. Student Union, Apollo Room, Presented in partnership with the President's Office, the Office of Disability Services, and the EmployAbility Conference 2009. Pimentel recently was given an Honorary Doctorate in Humanities from Portland State University. Between February 2013 and October 2014, Richard Pimentel coordinated with his co-defendants and other co-conspirators to distribute about 220 pounds of cocaine. Dr. Richard Pimentel is a nationally renowned expert on Disability Management, Job Recruitment, Job Retention, Americans with Disabilities Act, and Attitude Change. View the profiles of professionals named "Richard Pimentel" on LinkedIn. Windmills is used by many of America’s largest and most prestigious government and employer organizations, as well as Fortune 100 companies. View the profiles of people named Richard Pimentel. COVID-19 information and resources. All rights reserved. Pimentel is the past chairman of the Veterans Advisory Committee on Rehabilitation and advisor to the secretary of Veterans Affairs on all veterans’ rehabilitation issues. He admitted in his plea agreement that he arranged for couriers to transport cocaine obtained from drug suppliers in Mexico to locations in the United States and Canada.