David Ryan “Dave” Lesher (Class of 2009)

Dave came to Richmond from Knoxville, TN, by way of the University of Tennessee and Georgia Tech, where he obtained degrees. His career in Richmond was with the Virginia State Corporation Commission and Reynolds Metals, before an opportunity with Alliant Energy in Madison Energy took him away from the Richmond area. By that time, he had established himself outside of his office as a leader of the soccer referee community on the pitch and as President of RISOA.