Managing Principal, RBMM
Dick began his career at The Richards Group (a $1.1 billion privately owned advertising agency with its headquarters located in Dallas, Texas) in 1977, fresh from the graphic design sequence at East Texas State University. In 1978, he became one of the founding members of RBMM (one of America's premier creative firms) and, in 1992, he was appointed managing principal. In addition, he was appointed managing principal of Click Here and Richards Interactive, the online marketing affiliates of The Richards Group, in January 2000. In 2002, he also became managing principal of Richards Relationship Marketing, a CRM company.
Dick's work has been recognized in all major national and international creative competitions, and his work is included in the Library of Congress. In 1998, Dick was chosen by the Dallas Society of Visual Communications as the eighteenth recipient of its prestigious career award honoring individuals who "have made the most significant contribution to the advancement of creative standards in the Southwestern United States… and have shown consistent excellence in their field of creativity."
His clients have included American Standard Corporation; A.T. Kearney; Atmos Energy; Baylor Health Care System; Borg-Warner; Children's Medical Center of Dallas; Dell Computer; EDS; FedEx; First USA; Florida Department of Citrus; Frito-Lay; The Home Depot; Lomas Financial Corporation; MCorp; Motel 6; NCR Corporation; Price Waterhouse; Reliant Energy; The Rouse Company; Sprint; Texas Instruments; Travelocity; TV Guide; USA Cycling; Viad Corp; and Wyndham Hotels and Resorts.
Currently, Dick serves on the board of Creative Circus in Atlanta and is an advisor to the Texas chapter of the American Institute of Graphic Arts. He also has been a director and officer for Hope Cottage Adoption Center and the Dallas Society of Visual Communications. He has taught graphic design and illustration at his alma mater and lectured at numerous universities and creative organizations across the country.
On weekends, you may find him ranching or at a soccer match. Dick and his wife, Debbi, have two sons, Jay and Jess.