Rich purchased Tom’s Mechanical, Inc. in 1988 and has served as its president ever since. After serving in the U. S. Navy, Rich began his business career with The Trammell Crow Companies in 1973. As an Operating Partner, he oversaw industrial development in Tarrant County until selling his interests back to the company in 1983. For the next five years he continued to dabble in real estate while helping start Butler Construction, Inc., Ashton Party Rentals and F. LaMont Sales. Rich is an active golfer, volunteer, husband and father. He lives in Arlington with wife, Rene’. They have two grown sons and one grandchild.