Richard joined WireMasters® in 2007 after extended career stops in the business and banking sectors. He holds a bachelors degree from the University of Tennessee at Martin, with a major in Economics/Finance. While at UTM he was a four-year letterman on the Pacer football team. He has served on several local boards, primarily focused on education and youth sports, and is an active leader at his church. Richard is married, has two daughters, a son-in-law and two grandchildren. He is an avid fan of the Nashville Predators and the University of Tennessee Volunteers.