Ed Richardson, President

Ed is an accomplished management and technical professional with over 20 years of broad-based experience spanning Information Technology, Retail, Telecommunications, Environmental Engineering and Government Contracting environments.  Currently, Ed serves as Founder and President of Richardson Management Group, LLC (RMG), an IT staffing and consulting firm, headquartered in Atlanta, GA.  At RMG, Ed recruits talented IT professionals for project and permanent assignments with leading technology organizations.  

A native of Huntsville, Alabama, Ed received his B.S. in Mathematics from Morehouse College and the M.S. in Operations Research from Georgia Tech.  Ed's corporate experience includes technical and leadership positions at Accenture, SciTek, Alltel Information Services and The Home Depot.  Career highlights include:

As corporate manager:

While at The Home Depot, led the largest network infrastructure upgrade in company's history.  Valued at $275MM, this project installed over 90,000 network devices and 5,000 miles of data cabling throughout 1400 stores.

As entrepreneur:

As consultant to The Home Depot, led the largest deployment of Cisco’s wireless network solution to date, a $90MM project which provided wireless capability to over 1800 retail sites.

As community volunteer:  

Past President, Board of Directors – Centennial Plaza Apartments for Older Adults
Founding Treasurer – Hylton Point Apartments for Older Adults
Volunteer - Founder, Russell Elementary PTA Dads Club
Coach – Cobb County Little League Baseball