Richard Hendee is the owner and President of Horizon Associates, Inc., a small and mid-size business advisory and consulting firm. He has nearly fifty years of experience in the financial services industry and has successfully owned and operated two business ventures and launched five other entities. In addition, Richard has rolled out five different brands on a national basis.
Richard has worked for large national financial institutions as well as regional and local community banks, where he has held positions as: Regional President; Senior Vice-President; Branch Manager; Department and Group Manager; and National Marketing and Sales Director. Financial services groups reporting to Richard have included: small business banking; international and domestic private banking; executive and professional banking; consumer banking; indirect auto; student lending, central credit; mortgage lending and community development.
Richard has a long history of serving in leadership capacities in the non-profit and community sectors and has held the positions of Director, Officer, or President with over 30 different organizations. Currently, he is the Chairman of the Silver Fox Advisors and President of the Linda Lorelle Scholarship Fund. He was the first non-attorney to Chair a State Bar of Texas Committee and a local Houston State Bar Grievance Committee. He is also a life member of two public service entities. He has received numerous awards including the Independent Bankers Association of Texas’ President’s Award.