February 27, 2009
Richard B. (Bo) Means (BBA 1971) was the president and majority owner of Sun America Mortgage Corp. from 1984 to 2003. In 2003, he sold Sun America to SunTrust Bank. Means' other accomplishments as an entrepreneur include developing numerous residential and commercial tracts in the southeast. He has built shopping centers, office buildings, condominiums, single-family and mixed-use developments, and converted an urban redevelopment area in East Point, Ga., to a master-planned residential community. Another current project is a resort development in Steamboat Springs, Colo. Means serves as a trustee of the UGA Foundation.