Following graduation, Richmond Glover served as a lieutenant in the Navy and was commended for outstanding performance in Vietnam. He than began a remarkable career as a distinguished industrialist, community leader and manufacturing activist.
Since 1986, when he arrived in Connecticut as President and C.O.O of Theis Precision Steel Corporation, the company has attained world leadership for specialty steels. A recent $30 million expansion added new state of the art products. He chaired all major divisions of the Chamber, served Bristol Hospital, Girls Club, United Way, Heart Association, youth athletics and helped found a child abuse prevention center.
He cofounded the Manufacturing Alliance of Connecticut; served two terms as president of a national steel association, has served on the Connectiut Development Authority since 1991 and has been an active manufacturing leader at the city, state, and national levels.
His immeasurable contributions were recognized in 1995 with a “Book of Golden Deeds” award from fellow citizens and community leaders