JOE WHELAN, CEO/Owner

Joe purchased Richland Industries in December 2018 and serves as the CEO.  Prior to entering private industry, Joe served 21 years in the U.S. Army as an Infantry and Special Forces Officer. Subsequently, Joe served as the Vice President of Strategic Growth at Delek US/MAPCO Inc. for 3.5 years before joining Military Systems Group, Nashville, TN, in 2015 as the President and Owner.

Joe possesses a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Tennessee and is licensed to practice law in the State of Tennessee.  Additionally, he holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Business as well as Masters degrees in Business, Education, and Strategic/Operational Planning.