R. Stephen Richards, CSDS
President & CEO
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 Treasurer of the National Association of Information Destruction (www.naidonline.org), an international organization made up of companies in the shredding and destruction business. He is currently serving as President 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.
Chief Operations Officer
Jerre is presently Chief Operations Offcer 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
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 Aldwyn Richards.
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.