Richard M. Hazel

President, Founder, Hazel Land Companies, Inc.

Richard Hazel is the President and founder of Hazel Land Companies, Inc. Since the company’s founding in 1988, Richard has overseen the zoning, approval, and development of over 5,300 residential properties and over 800,000 square feet of commercial property. Richard has been active in the Fredericksburg, Virginia community. For fourteen years he served on the Board of Trustees of Fredericksburg Academy and as Board President. He has also served on the Foundation Board of Mary Washington Hospital and the Board of Trustees of Mary Washington/Medicorp. Today, Richard serves on the Shepherd Center Foundation Board of Trustees. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Harvard University. Richard is married and the father of six children.