Rich Polt

Legacy-preserver, interviewer, founder of Acknowledge Media

Rich Polt helps families celebrate, preserve, and share their legacies. After a 25-year career as a P.R. professional, Rich launched Acknowledge Media (, which produces documentary-style life story films, built upon recorded conversations with loved ones. In 2012, Rich launched the global philanthropic initiative, Talking GOOD (, that recognized inspiring people "making a difference.” Rich lives in Baltimore, MD, with his wife and two boys. When he’s not working, or leading story-share groups, he might be found cycling, at yoga, or at the piano.