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Combining an entrepreneurial business sense with creative energy and dedication to purpose, Richard C. Kessler is a visionary, entrepreneur, astute businessman and philanthropist. Richard was born in Savannah, Georgia and lived his early years in nearby Effingham County. Richard earned his bachelor and master degrees at Georgia Tech. He received an honorary Ph.D. from Valparaiso University and Newberry College. Born in Savannah, Georgia and reared in Effingham County, Richard has received the Effingham County Honored Treutlen Award for Outstanding Leadership, the distinguished Alumnus Award at Georgia Tech, and the Dean