Richard brings 36 years of professional experience in planning, designing and building facilities. A few of his statewide leadership roles in the profession have been:
• President of MS Chapter of the AIA
• President of the MS Architects Foundation
• President of the State Board of Architecture
Richards peers have recognized his leadership in design over 30 times with awards ranging from a Regional and State AIA Awards for design, Design Awards for Interior Design, and Construction Industry Awards. Richards work has been published in local and regional publications. He actively participates in the profession as a juror, adjunct professor, and as advisor to the College of Architecture, Art and Design.