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Vice Chair: Georgia Richey

Georgia RicheyGeorgia Richey, CIC, CRM, is a risk manager / commercial insurance specialist with Lucien Wright Insurance Services in Fort Worth, TX.  She is also a Co-Founder and Board member of the nonprofit, Green Collar Vets.  Its mission is to link military veterans to the training and employment opportunities in emerging Green industries, and to provide additional support to be successful in that career.

Georgia has had several careers since moving to Texas from Illinois in 1980.  She taught elementary school in both private and public schools for 15 years.  She was honored with several awards as a curriculum specialist and innovative educator.  In 1995, she changed careers into commercial insurance and risk management, where she works with small business owners, managing their risk exposures and insurance program.

With a long-time interest in sustainability issues, Georgia Is now principally focused in supporting Green Collar Vets as it links recent military veterans to education opportunities, employers, and communities.

A graduate of the University of Illinois in Champaign, BS Early Childhood Education, with additional hours at the University of Houston and the University of Texas at Arlington in both education administration and business management.