Richard joined the staff at Riverview in 2015 and serves as the Pastor of Worship Ministries. Originally from Altus, OK, Richard received his BME in Vocal Music from Oklahoma Baptist University and MM in Vocal Performance from Oklahoma City University. Prior to serving at Riverview, Richard served at churches in Marietta, OK and Norman, OK. He loves to perform in theatrical stage productions. He has performed in many university productions and with The Ohio Light Opera Company, Opera in the Ozarks, and Ardmore Little Theater. Richard has been married to his wife, Pam, since 1992, and they have three great kids; Luke, who is studying Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering at Oklahoma State University; Molly, who is in High School; and Jack who is attending Northeast Intermediate School in Bixby where Pam is the music teacher. Richard and Pam live in Bixby with their children and two dogs, Gracie and Luna(tic).
Musicals – Les Miserables, Dear Evan Hansen, Camelot
TV – Syfy / Fantasy Dramas, College Football
Music – Musical Theater (obviously), 80s rock, Pentatonix, Lincoln Brewster, Toby Mac
Hobbies – Acting, Tennis, Golf, and Running (only because my heart demands it)