Cleveland Hopkins International Airport
5300 Riverside Dr, Cleveland, OH 44135
Richard has an extensive background in the employment industry. For twenty-five years, he operated an executive search and outplacement firm, as Richard Johns Career Consultants. There, he was retained to surface managerial and executive candidates for national corporations.
His earlier career included the Singer Company as Regional Personnel and Training Manager and the JoAnn Stores, as Corporate Director of Personnel. He holds the professional designation of CPC (Certified Personnel Consultant) and earned his Bachelor of Science degree from West Virginia University.
Richard’s dedication to community and leadership is noteworthy. He has served as President of the Chagrin Highlands Rotary Club, Chairman of “The 250” Big Brothers Annual Fundraising Benefit, President of the Rock-N-Roll Capital Street Machines and Commodore of Forest City Yacht Club. Richard’s fundraising endeavors have resulted in raising hundreds of thousands of dollars for the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Northeast Ohio, Shoes & Clothes for Kids, Special Olympics, Ronald McDonald House and Big Brothers & Big Sisters of Cleveland.
Richard is married, with two children who are graduates of Miami University of Ohio. He and his wife, Anne, former Director of Guidance at Solon High School, are active in service to their church in various capacities. His servant’s heart, in the community and in business, is a reflection of a true calling to help others reach beyond what they think is possible.