As Founder and President of Chaves Consulting, Inc. (CCI), Richard has led CCI in the design and
implementation of on-time, cost-effective, complex information system solutions for State and Local
government agencies throughout the United States. Under Richard’s leadership, CCI has built a reputation
for delivering exceptional customer service and product excellence that goes Beyond the Call®. Over the
past 35 years, Richard has founded three companies, developed business and technology solutions that
exceeded customer expectations, and received numerous recognitions from his customers and business
partners for excellent service.
Together with Kathleen Chaves, CEO of CCI, they have demonstrated their commitment to their community by
leading projects that will positively impact it for decades into the future. Honoring their commitment to
community and arts, Forbes magazine recently reported that the Americans for the Arts organization
recognized CCI as one of the 2012 top 10 companies supporting arts in the United States.
Richard earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Economics and Management from Eastern Oregon