Richmond, a father of four (Addison, 2015 UNC-Chapel Hill grad, Tori, 2017 UNC-Chapel Hill grad, Jensen, 2017 CATO grad, and Mason, Student at UNCC ), Has been married to Sharon F. Baker for more than 27 years, Richmond has held many positions at Microsoft Corporation in Charlotte NC. Originally from Chesapeake, Virginia. After graduating from Indian River High School, Richmond spent 7 years in the US Air Force in Texas, Mississippi, Colorado Springs (NORAD), and Germany. While in the Air Force, Richmond completed an Associate’s degree in Applied Science Information Systems Technology. In 1999 Richmond joined the Microsoft Corporation in Charlotte, North Carolina where he and his family currently reside. Richmond earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from Colorado Technical University and has over 30 years of professional IT experience. Richmond and his family are also members of Friendship Missionary Baptist Church.
In his spare time, Richmond enjoys being a member of the Charlotte Tesla Enthusiasts group, a member of the Board of Trustees for the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics, Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA) past President current advisor of Mallard Creek HS, Mallard Creek HS Wrestling Dad, and hanging out on the greenways! In a previous life, Richmond was an avid Boy Scouter, Wood Badge Leadership recipient and the Cub Master of Friendship Missionary Baptist Church Pack 63.