Richard Block

Professional Profile

Personal

  • Married to Betsy since 1984
  • Children: John Michael; Will; Chris; Leila
  • Resident of Fishers since 1993

Education

  • Masters of Business Administration; UNC Chapel Hill - 1988
  • Bachelor of Science - Mechanical Engineering; Duke University - 1982

Occupation

  • President and Owner of Paragon Realty, LLC
  • Professional Affiliations
  • United States Air Force - 1982-1986 - Captain
  • Licensed Indiana Real Estate Broker
  • Certified EIT - Virginia

Other

  • Serving as a member of Fishers Planning Commission
  • Serving on nearly all Planned Unit Development (PUD) Committees within Fishers
  • Serving on the Micro-Cell Tower policy committee that established an ordinance for cell tower installation around Fishers.
  • Leading the Residential Task Force and being a member of the Land Use Task Force for the development of the new Comprehensive Development Plan for Fishers.
  • Chairman - Hawthorns Members Unsecured Creditors Bankruptcy Committee (2014)
  • President - Fishers Town Hall Building Corp. (2008-2014)
  • Vice President - Hamilton Proper HOA (2010-2012)
  • President - HSE SPORTS Corporation (2005-2008)
  • Board Member - HSE SPORTS Corporation (2004-2009)
  • Founding Member - Indiana Young Entrepreneur’s Organization
  • Coach of 25+ Youth Sports Teams
  • Board Member - Gary Bracket Impact Foundation (2006-2008)
  • Holy Family Building Committee Co-Chairman
  • Mentor, YMI
  • Mission trips with Bridgeway Community Church
  • All-American Runner at Duke University
  • Two time Atlantic Coast Conference champion - 800 meters
  • Sub-4 minute miler
  • US Olympic Trials Qualifier