Affiliations & Associations

Richards and Richards is proud to be associated with the world’s leading professional industry associations and organizations.

Not only are we members of these associations, but we are leaders in these organizations. Members of the Richards and Richards team have served as board representatives, association committee leaders and volunteers.

NAID – National Association for Information Destruction

NAID® is the international trade association for companies providing information destruction services. NAID’s mission is to promote the information destruction industry and the standards and ethics of its member companies. The NAID Certification Program establishes standards for a secure destruction process including such areas as operational security, employee hiring and screening, the destruction process, responsible disposal and insurance.

PRISM International – Professional Records Information Services Management

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PRISM International (Professional Records & Information Services Management) is the not-for-profit trade association for the commercial information management industry. The commercial information management industry specializes in the effective management of private and public sector records and information. Services range from commercial records centers which manage physical records, media vaults which maintain digital records and assist in emergency business continuity restoration, digital and film imaged information, electronic vaulting, digital archiving, confidential destruction services, information management consulting and other outsourcing services related to information management.

DPA – Data Protection Association

DPA LogoThe Data Protection Association supports its members by setting the standard for service and education for members of the Data Protection Community, worldwide.

ARMA International

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ARMA International is the oldest & largest association for the records & information management profession, with more than 11,000 members worldwide. They are a not-for-profit professional association and the authority on managing records and information – paper and electronic.

MGMA – Medical Group Managers Association Nashville

MGMA LogoMGMA Nashville’s mission is to improve the effectiveness of medical group practices and the knowledge and skills of the individuals who manage/lead them.

ALA – Association of Legal Administrators

ALA LogoALA was founded in 1971 to provide support to professionals involved in the management of law firms, corporate legal departments and government legal agencies.