We Grow To Give.
Entrepreneurs and philanthropists Curt and Nancy Richardson are deeply committed to the communities in which they live and work. As the family office for the Richardsons, Blue Ocean fuels business activities and investments that share the family’s passions and strengths.
We grow to give.
To whom much is given, much is expected.
Our Core Values
Golden Rule. We treat others the way we want to be treated.
Optimized Excellence. We strive to bring out the best in each other and each investment.
Service. We lead with the heart of a servant, approaching each task and opportunity with a humble willingness to serve.
Integrity. We endeavor to do the right thing, the right way, even when no one is watching.
Truth. We acknowledge the state of things as they are, and we act honestly and genuinely in response to them.
Blue Ocean Business Alignments
Blue Ocean creates or invests in businesses that align with its mission, “We Grow to Give,” and have a passion for innovation and economic growth. While the companies and organizations that Blue Ocean chooses to invest in are diverse, they tend to share common traits, including an entrepreneurial spirit, creativity, and innovation. These business activities and entities stimulate the economy and community engagement, thus improving the energy and vitality of the community.
Blue Ocean’s real estate division evolved from the Richardsons’ desire to positively influence the community and promote economic development. Blue Ocean’s investments include commercial and industrial properties, vacant land, and oil and gas. The real estate development and property management work at Blue Ocean embraces partnerships with local businesses and economic development organizations to encourage growth by making a positive and lasting impact in the community.