Richard has decades of experience working in residential construction — first as a skilled woodworker and successful craftsman and then as a designer and business-owner. He has been an active & passionate member of the HBAGBR for many years and previously received the organization’s coveted “Remodeler of the Year” Award in 2018.
As Founder & Owner of The Olde Mill and Ourso Designs, Richard has been a member of the National Kitchen and Bath Association for over a decade. He holds the NKBA designation, Certified Kitchen Designer (CKD) as well as a Certification in Aging-in-Place (CAPS). Richard is also a member of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and the Louisiana Home Builders Association (LHBA).
The HBAGBR is dedicated to promoting, protecting, and preserving the homebuilding industry as a viable economic force in the Baton Rouge area. The organization advocates, promotes, supports and represents a unified voice for the building industry.