Richard A. Bonton was born and raised in Houston’s Kings Lake Forest neighborhood and attended the Texas public school system from grade school through college. Although he is a businessman, his passion is public service.
Richard believes the role of government is to ensure that all people have the opportunity and ability to build a better future for themselves. As a community advocate, he is dedicated to providing quality and accessible services and programs that will enhance the lives of the people of Houston and fighting for reforms that will benefit all Houstonians.
In his stellar professional career, Richard has traveled the globe as an accounting & finance professional and currently leads a transportation logistics firm which provides jobs for the local community. He holds dual bachelor’s degrees in Finance & Banking from Sam Houston State University.
Richard is married to his best friend Miranda and has two beautiful children.