Richard Naylor joined the team at the Tom Coughlin Jay Fund Foundation as the Director of Business Operations in 2017. In this role, Richard is responsible for overseeing HR, Finance, Operations and Special Projects on the organization. Prior to this role, he served as the External Relations Manager for the Year Up Jacksonville where he helped to establish the first advisory board and achieved over $1 million dollars in direct donations. Richard spent 10 years in orchestra management which brought him to Jacksonville, serving as the Vice President of Artistic Operations for the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra. Richard has a Bachelors degree from Winthrop University and a Masters in Business Administration from the Indiana Institute of Technology.
Richard is married to Rachel Naylor and enjoys reading, volunteer teaching ESL at his church, and traveling with Rachel as much as possible!