Richard Simmons III
Richard E. Simmons III founded The Center for Executive Leadership in 2002, after a 28 year career in the insurance industry. Many of those years were spent with Hilb, Rogal & Hamilton, where he served as CEO.
Economics Degree, University of the South, 1976
Richard is married to the former Holly Renneker and they have three children.
Richard’s Blog & Talks
I recently read a very interesting book titled; Science and the Good. It was written by James Davison Hunter and Paul Nedelisky, both of whom are professors at the University of Virginia. It is a well-researched book as they examine the quest by science to find a foundation for morality. They were trying to determine […]
We live in a time where almost everyone in our culture seems to get their identity based on how well they perform or achieve in life. This is where we seem to get our worth and affirmation. Unfortunately, this is a dangerous way to approach life in that it can be destructive and sometimes utterly […]
In the past year I have met regularly with two separate men. The first, a young man in his 30’s, is sharp, well-educated, articulate and clearly has a great future in front of him. The second is a very wealthy, middle-aged man. If you met them both you would be impressed, they both seem to […]
A number of years ago, Forbes Magazine celebrated 75 years as a publication. They issued a special edition that you would have thought would highlight all the big business news stories that had taken place over the previous 75 years. Ironically, they titled this special edition “Why We Feel So Bad When We Have It […]