Susan & John
Married since 1983. Still madly in love. Best friends and partners. Four adult children and 2 grandchildren.
John founded Startup Ignition. He serves on multiple advisory boards of companies and actively mentors and invests in numerous companies. Grandpa is his favorite role.
In addition to family, Susan serves many community organizations, from Thanksgiving Point to Phile Sophians. Grandma is her favorite "calling."
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Adult Children (4)
Graduated with law degree and MBA. Works at Utah Valley University. Co-founder of Startup Ignition. Age 32.
Busy husband, father, entrepreneur. Co-founded DevMountain, a coder school (dev bootcamp) that is flourishing in multiple states. He remains and executive after selling the company n 2016. Age 30.
Busier than ever with two boys, she is our "official" family historian and appreciated media organizer.
Baby of the family? Not this one. She is a go-getter who doesn't stop. She is always doing something creative or entrepreneurial. She is a stay-at-home mom and loving it. Age 25.
The leaven in our family whose calm demeanor keeps the Type A Richards clan in check. We couldn't ask for a more perfect daughter-in-law. After all, she is the mother of Avyn and Wren. Age 28.
The consummate dependable dad who provides for and takes care of his wife and children. A guy's guy. An executive with foreUP, a software company for the golf industry, his own golf game is lights years better than where he started. Age 29.
Wonderful husband and father. Working on his golf game, and plays a mean game of pickleball, too. He is ambitious and continues as a top director DevMountain. Age 27.
First-born grandchild. Sweet and loving, but always in charge! Very loving and very smart! Loves Disney princesses. Both calm like Mom and zany like Dad.
b. July 30, 2014
Perhaps the happiest baby who ever was, Wren has an infectious smile that brings down the house! she melts everyone's heart.
b. March 1, 2017
First-born grandson. All boy. His love for cars and trucks, especially Lightning McQueen and Sheriff from "Cars," now extends to dinosaurs, plane, and trains. Loves to cuddle.
b. December 16, 2014
Arriving 5 weeks early, Ford Garth Tanner was still a healthy size boy. We love him so much already!
b. November 13, 2017
This boy knows how to smile and charm everyone. With a wild tuft of hair, he is the newest member of the clan.
b. July 6, 2016