Richard A. Krause joined the Johnson Scholarship Foundation at its inception in 1991 as a Trustee and Treasurer. In March, 2015 he retired as Director and Treasurer at age 75, but continues to work as the Chief Financial Officer.
Prior to working with the Foundation, he served as Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer for Rinker Materials Corporation from 1963 through 1988 and Gee & Jenson Engineers-Architects-Planners from 1989 through 2003.
His primary responsibilities at the Foundation include management and oversight of the accounting, finance, banking and investment activities.
Graduating from Stetson University in 1963 with B.A. and M.A. degrees, he moved to West Palm Beach. In addition to his work at the Foundation, he is a Trustee at Palm Beach Atlantic University, Director at the Marshall E. Rinker, Sr. Foundation and actively involved with First Baptist Church in Wauchula, Florida where he now lives.
He has six married children, twenty-one grandchildren and six great grandchildren.