James Richards

Director of Communications

James Richards is a communications and marketing professional. Passionate about nonprofits, he focuses on media & influencer relations, event planning, social communications and executive communications. James joined The Center in 2018 to promote its LGBTQ Institute’s Diversity in Business Forum. Previously, James worked with global communications agency, Weber Shandwick in Atlanta and New York City. He began his career as a media producer and host. James graduated from the University of North Carolina at Asheville with a bachelor’s degree in communications. He lives in Decatur with his wife, senior minister of the U.U. Congregation of Atlanta, and their two children.