Rich Sanchez


Rich Sanchez is a Director at Merit Advisors. Rich has a passion for Property Tax and delivering solid results. He brings in-depth expertise and experience to each engagement and is a true partner to clients. As trustworthy advocates, Rich and his team put the client first and always focus on adding value back to their bottom line.

Prior to joining Merit, Rich was a Senior Property Tax Representative at Chesapeake Energy for nine years. His career in property tax and the oil and gas industry date back even earlier, with over a decade of experience built between the Oklahoma Tax Commission and SandRidge Energy.

Rich is a former Marine and a lifetime member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. He is a member of the Oklahoma Association of Tax Representatives where he has held several leadership positions. Rich is an active member of TXOGA and currently sits on the Minerals subcommittee. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and is a licensed Property Tax Consultant in Texas.