Eastern Division Business Development Manager, Ace Hardware Corporation
Richard grew up working in the grocery industry at age 14 for the local IGA store. A 30+ year grocery career starting as a bagger to, HBC/GM buyer and eventually store ownership of 2 locations in the Nashville Tenn. area. I also spent several years as a District Manager with Winn Dixie. The last 6 years have been with Ace Hardware as a District Manager, Project Manager and Grocery Market Development Manager. Richard lives with his wife of 34 years, Brenda, in Richmond Va. His weekends are spent with his five grandchildren, his pet collie Sheba as well as spending time on his Harley Davidson.