Who Is Richardson Ideaworks?

Richardson Ideaworks, Inc. (RI) was established by Erik Richardson, M.B.A., M.A. to provide business planning, marketing and consulting for small businesses. In 2010 Erik was joined by his wife, Tess Richardson, M.A., a communications and graphic design professional.

This husband and wife team brings together a cluster of skills in education, research, marketing, advertising, freelance writing, graphic design and more.

Together they hold graduate degrees in business, journalism and philosophy; and their backgrounds include a combined 35+ years in teaching, publication design and communications.

Past and current clients include:

In addition, RI serves as the corporate umbrella for:

  • Erik's freelance writing, which draws on his interests in health, nutrition and fitness to yield articles published in local and national print magazines; 
  • A poetry journal for children; and
  • A publication house for fiction and poetry.

Smart solutions, creative thinking and the ability to assess and transform words, images and ideas into "a-ha!" moments are the RI specialties.