Lee Richardson is a native Texan who was grateful to move back to her home state after retiring from QVC in West Chester, PA in 2005. A graduate of North Texas State University, (now the University of North Texas at Denton) Lee has spent most of her career in the field of marketing for major retail chains. Lee and Board President Robert Ober met in a Stephen Ministry class and that lead to her employment by his company, Plant Architects+Plant Outfitters. One of her responsibilities was the administrative aspect of Robert’s numerous charitable endeavors. Eventually, Lee became a founding Board member of De Novo and stepped into the Executive Director’s seat in August.