the Richards & Richards Team

The Executive Team

R. Stephen Richards, CSDS

Chairman of the Board

R. Stephen Richards, CSDS

Chairman of the Board

Steve attended Maplewood High School in Nashville and the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. Steve worked for several years for another local, family business, Armstrong Relocation, the area’s largest moving and storage company. Steve started Richards & Richards Office Records Management, Inc. in Nashville, Tennessee in 1987 and serves as the President and CEO.

Steve currently sits on the Board of Directors as President of the National Association of Information Destruction (www.naidonline.org), an international organization made up of companies in the shredding and destruction business. He on the Board of Directors of the Data Protection Association (www.dpassoc.org), an international organization that represents and works with companies in the off-site data protection business.

Steve has served twice on the Board of Directors of PRISM, Intl. (www.PrismIntl.org) the international trade organization for the records storage industry, and has served on the executive committee as the Board Secretary. He has headed numerous committees for the past 20 years and is a frequent speaker at the International Conference.

He is the only person to have served as the International Conference Chairman of PRISM International while simultaneously serving as the International Conference Chairman of ARMA International (www.arma.org).

Steve has served in various capacities on the local, national and international levels of ARMA International (The Association of Records Managers and Administrators) (www.arma.org) which is primarily, an international educational organization for records managers.

Jerre Richards Jr.

President & CEO

Jerre Richards Jr.

President & CEO

Jerre is presently Chief Operations Officer of Richards & Richards Office Records Management, Inc. in Nashville, Tennessee.

Prior to joining Richards & Richards as a full partner in 1988, Jerre was the Operations Manager at Armstrong Relocation in Nashville and owned his own local moving company. Jerre has full responsibility for the operations of the company.

Jerre is a graduate of the University of Mississippi. He is married to the former Denise Dobbs and they have 2 sons, Tripp & Dobbs.

Jane B. Richards

Secretary/Treasurer

Jane B. Richards

Secretary/Treasurer

Jane B. Richards serves as the Secretary/ Treasurer of Richards & Richards Office Management, Inc., providing vision and leadership for our office and customer service management team. Her areas of expertise integrate our company’s client experience, helping to develop our trademark customer service and positioning ourselves in the marketplace.

Prior to becoming an integral part of the founding team, Jane served as a school social worker for The Institute of Learning Research.

Jane received a Bachelor of Science degree from Belmont University, majoring in Social Work and Secondary Education. Originally from Greeneville, Tennessee, Jane resides in Brentwood, Tennessee with her husband of 30 years, Steve Richards. They have three children, Bowman, Elizabeth & Stephen. They also have 3 grandchildren, Elizabeth Joye, Warren Bray and Mary Alwyn Richards.

Lee M. Augusty

Chief Financial Officer

Lee M. Augusty

Chief Financial Officer

Lee is presently Chief Financial Officer of Richards & Richards Office Records Management, Inc. in Nashville, Tennessee.

Prior to joining Richards & Richards in 2000, Lee owned several businesses in the areas of manufacturing and retail sales, and continues to participate in the management of his family-owned business in Kentucky.

A graduate of Western Kentucky University, Lee practiced as a certified public accountant for twelve years before purchasing his first business.

Born in Chicago, Illinois, Lee has made Nashville his home. He and his wife Jan have 2 sons, Tyler and Chad.

The Sales Team

Bowman Richards, CSDS

Vice President

Bowman Richards, CSDS

Vice President

Bowman Richards, Vice President has more than 10 years of records industry experience, demonstrated accomplishments and roles in operations, product management, sales and servicing. At Richards & Richards, Bowman began working for the family business as a teenager developing records management skills in storage, data protection and destruction. Most recently, he was an integral part in developing and launching our Scanning Solutions Division.

Bowman graduated from the University of Tennessee Knoxville where he met his wife Lauren Richards. Bowman and Lauren reside in the Nolensville area with their three children, Elizabeth “Joye”, Warren Bray and Mary “Alwyn” Richards. He enjoys spending time with his family and two dogs Ella and Hank. When Bowman isn’t spending time with his family or busy at work you can typically find him in the woods or on a lake hunting!

Matt Moore

Sales Executive

Matt Moore

Sales Executive

Matt Moore is a native Tennessean, growing up in Columbia. He attended the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Focusing in the area of Litigation Support, he joined the Richards & Richards team in 2010. Before joining the Richards & Richards team, Matt spent 7 years in wholesale sales. He currently resides in Berry Hill. In his free time he likes to watch UT Football or be out on the golf course.

Elizabeth Richards Webb

Sales Executive

Elizabeth Richards Webb

Sales Executive

Elizabeth Richards Webb grew up in Nashville coming to work with her parents as early as four days old. She attended Brentwood Academy and graduated from the University of Tennessee in 2010 with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration focusing on Enterprise Management. Elizabeth forged her own way into the family business, taking a five year detour in Nashville’s thriving music industry. Elizabeth started her career out of college with Capitol Records Nashville before the company was bought by Universal Music Group. She served in both administrative and promotional roles for the two companies and had the opportunity to meet and work with some of Nashville’s biggest country music stars. Elizabeth left UMG in February 2015 to join the family business, working with her two brothers in Sales. She and her husband, Neil, reside in the Nashville area.

Lanita Sexton

Executive Assistant

Lanita Sexton

Executive Assistant

Lanita Sexton is executive assistant to Steve Richards. She is a graduate of Belmont University with a Bachelor of Business Administration. Prior to joining the Richards & Richards team, she spent 8 years in network operations for the media industry. She joined the Richards & Richards team in 2008. Raised in northern Minnesota, she moved to Nashville in 1996 and resides in Cane Ridge.

Brian Chalmers

Sales Executive

Brian Chalmers

Sales Executive

Chad Taylor

Sales Executive

Chad Taylor

Sales Executive

Chad Taylor grew up in Fairfax, VA. He graduated from West Virginia University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Studies. After working with Richards & Richards as one of their truck rental vendors at Enterprise Truck Rental for several years, he joined the team in 2016. Chad and his wife, Amy live in Mount Juliet. When Chad is not cheering on his Mountaineers, he enjoys listening to all the great music Nashville has to offer.

Customer Service

Julie Osgood

Customer Service

Julie Osgood

Customer Service

Keri Armstrong

Customer Service

Keri Armstrong

Customer Service

Jessica Able

Customer Service

Jessica Able

Customer Service

The Operations Team

Melissa Bradley

Special Projects Manager

Melissa Bradley

Special Projects Manager

Terri Armstrong, CSDS

Destruction Manager

Terri Armstrong, CSDS

Destruction Manager

John Hooper

Records Center Manager

John Hooper

Records Center Manager

Lisa Morrow

Business Manager

Lisa Morrow

Business Manager

Tonya Watson

Cross Dock Manager/DataVault Manager

Tonya Watson

Cross Dock Manager/DataVault Manager

Michael Mulkey

Scanning Manager

Michael Mulkey

Scanning Manager

Drivers

Will Burks

Driver

Will Burks

Driver

Shawn Holmes

Driver

Shawn Holmes

Driver

Ricardo Moreland

Driver

Ricardo Moreland

Driver

Phillip Barton

Driver

Phillip Barton

Driver

Mike Coleman

Driver

Mike Coleman

Driver

Josh Vaillancourt

Driver

Josh Vaillancourt

Driver

Joe Johnson

Driver

Joe Johnson

Driver

Chuck Hargrove

Driver

Chuck Hargrove

Driver

Bryan Dixon

Driver

Bryan Dixon

Driver

Rashime Williams

Driver

Rashime Williams

Driver

Karlos Coleman

Driver

Karlos Coleman

Driver

Hasan Dosky

Driver

Hasan Dosky

Driver

Brian Buckner

Driver and Shredding Coordinator

Brian Buckner

Driver and Shredding Coordinator