Richard Cleaver is a passionate audio engineer with over thirty years of experience in recording and live sound. He has worked on hundreds of projects over the years and in many of the top flight recording studios in Toronto and Nashville. He has served as a judge for the Canadian Juno Awards, actively developed Canadian musical talent in contemporary Christian music and taught audio engineering and recording techniques to hundreds of students over the years. With a keen musical ear and a relentless focus on quality, Richard aspires to capture sound with excellence.
Richard currently serves as the Senior Vice-President and Chief Technology Officer for Empire Life. He joined Empire Life in 2008 and he is responsible for providing overall technology leadership for the company.
Richard has 30 years of experience in senior Information Technology executive roles leading very large enterprise computing portfolios. He served the London Life Insurance Company for 10 years and the Bank of Montreal for 10 years prior to joining Empire Life. Richard is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario with a Bachelor of Administrative and Commercial Studies.
Richard has been closely associated with Flyingbow for many years, providing support to the ministry particularly in the area of audio engineering and mixing.