MEET THE MANAGEMENT TEAM
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
A seasoned financial executive with over 40 years of experience. Proven record building strong management teams, raising capital, completing acquisitions and implementing best business practices. Managed a P&L while creating a corporate culture that was directed at increasing shareholder value.
Prior to PowerRide University, Richard built the nation’s largest provider in the world, of orthotic and prosthetic services with over 625 patient care facilities.
Richard was also a member of PriceWaterhouseCoopers in Philadelphia, PA.
Has been involved in the industry for over 40 years. She has supported motorcycle education for over 30 years. She serves on the Motorcycle Industry Council Dealers Advisory Board and the Powersports Dealers Association of Virginia.
Her experience, passion and attention to detail has grown our school to the number one school in Virginia.
Mitchell is the Website Administrator in charge of managing the PowerRide University Website, its Design, Content, Functionality, and Maintenance.
Mitchell has been with PowerRide University since its inception in 2019, and has been riding ever since when he passed the Two Wheel and Three Wheel Basic Rider Courses, and Advanced Rider Course provided by PowerRide University!
SOUTHERN AREA MANAGER
PowerRide Universities Southern Area Manager began riding in 1999 after taking a basic rider course in Shreveport, LA. He has been training motorcycle riders since 2004 in cities and at military bases across the country. He is a Nationally Certified Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) Two-Wheel basic, Advance, and 3 wheel RiderCoach.
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
From trail riding as a kid on a CR80, to sport riding on his ZX-9R, to long peaceful trips on his Road King, motorcycling has always been a source of joy and excitement in Sean’s life.
Throughout his twenty-year career in the powersports industry, he has tried to share his passion for motorcycling with new riders and seasoned veterans alike by building dealerships committed to rider education and safety.
Sean feels privileged to help introduce a new generation of riders to the motorcycling community and hopes they will gain the skills needed to enjoy a lifetime of two-wheel adventures.
DIRECTOR OF TRAINING
Hank Waters, Director of Training has been training riders since 2007. He is a Nationally Certified Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) Two-Wheel basic, advance and circuit level RiderCoach, and Quality Assurance Specialist.
Additionally, he is a Harley Davidson Riding Academy Certified Instructor and Evergreen Safety Council certified 3 wheel instructor.
Lisa began riding 14 years ago after taking her basic riders course. In March of 2007 she purchased her Harley Davidson Sportster 1200 Low and has many miles in the saddle. Due to some health concerns she has not been actively riding for about a year but enjoys still being in the riding family, just in a different way. Contrary to her last name, she has no family relation to our Director of Training.
She is an excellent liaison assisting students with their questions and her administrative experience keeps everything running smoothly.