Richard Gentry is the Regional Vice President for Facilities Services. In this position Richard oversees the day-to-day operations of all four SSC Facilities Services divisions on the TAMU campus. Richard joined the SSC at TAMU team in January 2014. He served as the Facilities Director at Texas A&M International University for 11 years, and his background includes custodial and grounds. Richard is a 1986 graduate and holds a BBA from Texas A&M University. During his time at A&M, Richard was a member of the Corps of Cadets.
Richard married his high school sweetheart, Olga ’86, currently a PhD candidate at Texas A&M. Richard and Olga have three sons: John Richard ‘12, Patrick ‘15, and Joseph ‘18. Richard holds season tickets for Fightin’ Texas Aggie football games, which are always family events. In his spare time, Richard enjoys traveling, jogging, hunting and fishing. His favorite piece of advice is: Everyone is handed adversity in life. No one’s journey is easy. It’s how they handle it that makes people unique.