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Owens Legacy, LLC

About Rich

Rich Owens is the Co-Owner and Managing Director of Owens Legacy, LLC, responsible for driving the strategic vision, business development, and project execution for the company.

  • He is an accomplished and results-oriented business executive highly regarded for establishing partnerships, generating revenue, and creating innovative solutions to complex business problems for Fortune 100 companies.
  • Organized and possessing a keen eye for detail, with demonstrated ability to prioritize and manage multiple initiatives simultaneously.
  • Leverages strong communication skills to foster long-lasting relationships with colleagues, clients, and stakeholders alike.
  • Thrives in fast-paced, collaborative, and diverse environments, and holds a wealth of a high-level expertise for the modern marketplace.

Rich holds both a Six Sigma Black Belt Certification from Allstate (CSSBB) and a PMP certification. He received both his MBA in Management and his BBA in Information Systems (Cum Laude) from Howard University.

Prior to founding Owens Legacy, Rich worked in Digital Operations transformation for Cognizant, where he managed team engagements to enable multiple Fortune 500 companies to actualize their cost transformation strategies while concurrently maintaining high employee engagement and optimal customer experience. Some of his accomplishments at Cognizant include the discovery and realization of $6 Million in annual direct labor savings for a multi-national Life & Annuities corporation, a 40% reduction in annual labor cost for a multi-line insurance company’s commercial division, the re-design of a P&C insurance company’s HR Shared Services organization, and the discovery of $5 million in cost savings for a major American telecommunications company’s Human Resources division. Prior to Cognizant, Rich has worked for Deloitte, KPMG, Allstate, LexisNexis, and Genpact.

Rich holds both a Six Sigma Black Belt Certification from Allstate (CSSBB) and a PMP certification. He received both his MBA in Management and his BBA in Information Systems (Cum Laude) from Howard University.

Rich is an avid and well-studied lover of music as he was formerly the host of the internet “Souljazz” radio show “After Dinner Drink” for 8 years and also is a self-taught keyboardist. He is also a huge Los Angeles Lakers fan. Rich currently resides in Florida with his wife and Owens Legacy co-founder, Tami, and their two sons, Donovan and Hendrix.

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