Dr. Wayne K. Richards Jr
President & CEO
Dr. Wayne K. Richards Jr. is a native of New Orleans, LA and a firm believer in continued education. Dr. Richards earned a Bachelor of Science in Business from University of Maryland, University College, an Executive Master of Business Administration from Troy University, as well as a Doctorate in Business Administration from Walden University. He served 8 years in the United States Air Force. In addition, he is a licensed and ordained minister who volunteers his time and talents to help develop youth and young adults.
Professionally, Dr. Richards is a Program Manager and manages project portfolios in excessive of $55 million annually and is known for his organizational leadership and leading team through complex business initiatives. He is a certified Level 4 Program Manager, Earned Value Manager, Six Sigma Specialist and Project Management Professional (PMP). Dr. Richards is a published author and excel in Employee Engagement and has a passion for small business development and incubation and believes small business are the foundation of the community. Furthermore, Dr. Richards has a heart for developing, rebranding and taking youth and young adults to the next level through education, mentorship, personal accountability, responsibility and cultivating their God given potential. Dr. Richards’ moto is “Any progress towards your goal is progress.”