Tom Richards - Managing Director TVP-SW

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Managing Director – Triton Value Partners Southwest
Advisory Partner – Triton VP

Mr. Richards has 35 years business experience in banking, public accounting, franchising and the temporary service business. Mr. Richards currently serves as the Chief Financial Officer of both the Meat House, a franchised food service operation and AC Branch Holdings, LLC dba AmeriClaim, a nationwide independent claims adjusting firm.

Mr. Richards was the Executive Vice President of Operations and Chief Financial Officer and served on the Board of Directors of Express Services, Inc., a multi-billion dollar international franchised staffing company.

Mr. Richards was the Chief Financial Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of First City Bank, N.A. and four other affiliated banks in Oklahoma.

Mr. Richards was formerly with KPMG Peat Marwick, Certified Public Accountants (formerly known as Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Co.) and served clients in the banking, publishing, manufacturing, retail and other industries.

Mr. Richards has served on the Boards of a variety of civic and charitable organizations including the Children’s Center, a private non-profit pediatric hospital serving children with medical and physical disabilities as Chair, the Christian Leadership Foundation as Chair and the Oklahoma Christian School as Chair.

Mr. Richards received a Bachelor of Science degree from University of Central Oklahoma in Accounting and is a member of the Oklahoma Society of CPA’s and the American Institute of CPA’s.