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Byron Chaplin

Byron Chaplin – Accountant

BA in Business Management from Westminster College, Pennsylvania. Five years with engineering firm in general accounting, tax preparation, budgeting/planning, corporate reporting and contract cost. Owned/managed service bureau providing bookkeeping, accounting, payroll and customized data processing services to small businesses and not-for-profits. Provided in-house accounting and related services for several not-for-profit organizations. Accounting tutoring with Ivy Tech Community College since 2013. Accountant for SAWs since 2015.


Rik Hagarty – Founder

Rik Hagarty founded SAWs in 2003 toward the end of his career in the transportation and logistics industry. Rik conceptualized and led the expansion of SAWs across Indiana and into other states. His experience in business development, sales and consulting has been instrumental to SAWs. Rik attended Indiana State University.

Bob Richmond

Bob Richmond – Executive Director

Bob recently retired after spending over thirty years in the Healthcare market. During his career he performed a number of varied roles which included overseeing Mexican manufacturing operations, Director and VP of US Sales for both Acute and Alternate Care channels, coordinating Western European medical distribution, and Director of Corporate National Accounts for over ten years. Bob has been a SAWs Board member for the past two and a half years serving as Treasurer and Chair of the Finance Committee. Bob has been married to his wife Paula for over thirty years, they are members of St. Luke’s Methodist Church and he enjoys reading, exercising, cycling, golf and interacting with their three children and keeping up with their nine grandchildren who all live in a small radius from their Carmel residence.

Tim Thurston

Tim Thurston – Regional Hub Manager

Servants At Work (SAWs) recently hired Tim Thurston as Regional Hub Operations Manager. Tim brings years of experience in customer stewardship, business operations, and project management.

Tim and his wife, Becky, have three grown children and are active in their community. Growing up in the Indianapolis area, Tim remains active through volunteering with the Franklin Rotary Club, Leadership Johnson County, and many Indianapolis-based missions. In the fall, Tim is a varsity IHSAA football referee.

He graduated from Macalester College, St. Paul, MN with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and International Studies.