12 Ways to Increase Your Faith
The Personal Testimony of a Christian Business Leader
Richard Hayes, CEO Digital Lightbridge
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Richard William Hayes is the chief executive officer and managing partner of Digital Lightbridge, LLC. Hayes founded Digital Lightbridge in 2001 and remains faithful to its mission of helping companies achieve their business objectives through strategic marketing solutions. Richard is responsible for managing the firm’s day-to-day business operations, as well as sales and delivering exceptional client service.
Richard has 30 years of experience in advertising and marketing, having held executive positions with Fortune 500 companies and several major communications businesses. Past positions include chief operations officer for Inteledigm Communications, a new-media development company; vice president of Cortex Communications, a leading medical education firm; senior project manager for Tech Data Corporation (NASDAQ: TECD); and creative leadership positions with The Tampa Tribune (NYSE: MEG) and several leading Tampa Bay area advertising agencies.
Richard is a 2017 graduate of LeadershipPasco. Also in 2017, Senator Mike Fasano presented Hayes and Sheriff Chris Nocco with “Good Scouter Awards” from the Greater Tampa Bay Area Council. In 2010 and 2007, he was awarded the “Business of the Year High Impact Award” by Somebody Cares Tampa Bay. Richard has also been the recipient of Tampa Bay C12 Group’s 2010 and 2003 “Member of the Year Award” and "Servant Leadership Awards" in 2013 and 2008. In 2002, he was bestowed the “Hero Award” by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tampa Bay.
Richard resides in San Antonio, Florida and is the proud father of three exceptional sons, Chandler William, Mitchell Aidan and Tristan Isaiah. The Hayes’ have adopted and have foster-parented 48 children over the past several years.