Dick Batchelor is president of Dick Batchelor Management Group, Inc., a management consulting firm that specializes in business development, strategic governmental affairs and public policy issues.
Batchelor served in the Florida House of Representatives from 1974 to 1982, where he was chairman of the Auditing Committee, the Health and Rehabilitative Services Committee and the House Energy Committee. During his tenure, Batchelor was one of the youngest members of the House of Representatives ever. He has won more than 50 awards for his legislative service.
A longtime Orlando resident and a graduate of the University of Central Florida, Batchelor has been recognized by his peers as one of “The 50 Most Powerful People” (Orlando Magazine), “Businessman of the Year” (Orlando Business Journal), “Central Floridian of the Year” (Orlando Sentinel) and “Best Corporate Citizen” (Orlando Magazine).
Batchelor serves on several boards throughout the community. He has also been recognized by The White House, carrying out presidential appointments as a delegate to observe elections in South Africa and as a delegate to the United Nations Human Rights Council.