Rick Busby grew up on a farm outside of the small town of Hephzibah, Georgia and graduated from Hephzibah High School in 1977. He attended Georgia Southern College and began working full time for the family business in 1979, after spending years as a summer helper. Rick worked his way through the company from sales, service manager, warehouse, office, Vice President, and finally became President in 2004. Rick is married to his wife Tammy of 30 years and has two daughters, Lauren and Kristen, who are now both working for the company as well. Rick enjoys hunting, fishing, and anything outdoors. He is also a published author and speaker.
Stephen graduated from George P. Butler High School in 1982 and attended Augusta Technical Institute. He began his career at Busby’s in 1983. He has worked his way up through the company serving as a technician, Service Manager, Operations Manager, and now as Vice President. He has three children Nicole, Kuleigh, and Corey. He is very involved in the community where he has served on numerous boards.
Kristen graduated from Evans High School in 2011 and Georgia College & State University in 2015 with a degree in Business Management and Magna Cum Laude honors. Kristen began working at Busby’s seasonally when she was 14 years old and joined the Busby Team full time in May of 2015. Outside of the office she enjoys baking, spending time with her dog, and driving her Jeep.
Alex graduated from George P. Butler High School in 1985 and in 1989, enlisted in the US. Army Reserves, serving 8 years. He has an Associate of Arts degree in Electronic Engineering Technology and graduated in 2015 from Augusta University with a degree in Accounting and Magna Cum Laude honors. Alex Joined the Busby’s team in March 2016, bringing with him 16 years of customer service experience. He has three children: Carolyn, Alex, Jr., and Javin. In his spare time he enjoys attending sporting events, going to the movies and playing video games, all with his 14 year old son, Javin.
Dustin joined the Busby Team in 2010 and developed expertise in the areas of service and maintenance before working in the warehouse. His skill set lies in organization and inventory management, which he greatly enjoys. Dustin has been married to his wife Brandy since 2007. Together they have one son, Austin, who is 5 years old and the light of their lives.
Randy has been a part of the Busby Team since 2010. He has a fiancé, Dayna Parker, and three children: Montanna, Savannah, and Dillon. In his spare time, Randy is the Certified Official for the American Cornhole Organization and Umpire/Trainer for the area’s adult softball leagues.
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Lauren (Busby) Ladun graduated from Evans High School in 2007 and Georgia College & State University in 2012. Lauren began working at Busby’s seasonally when she was 14 years old but has been on the Busby Team full time since 2012. Lauren and her husband Joseph were married in 2014 and love being outdoors with their dingo, Baylor.
Tommy graduated George P. Butler High School in 1968 and Gardner Webb College in 1972 where he was the captain of the football team. He and his wife Mary have three adult children: Josh, Jake, and Alice. Tommy joined the Busby Team in 1990 and has a total of 29 years in the heating and air conditioning business.
Tracy graduated from Westside High School in 1981 and Augusta State University in 1986. Tracy joined the Busby Team in 1989 and enjoys baseball, football, and golf. He and his wife Michelle met in middle school and have three children: Brooke, Heath, and Tanner.
Doug graduated from Westside High School in 1991 and from Augusta State University with a business management degree in 1996. Doug and his wife Amy, who is a first grade school teacher at Riverside Elementary, have one child Cameron. Doug had several years of industry experience prior to joining the Busby Team in 2011.
Alan is a native of Asheville NC. He Graduated from Asheville High School in 1985. He Then Graduated from NC State University with a business management degree in 1992. Alan has a NC and GA Real Estate Brokers license and has years of residential construction background. Alan worked in the heating and cooling industry for years before joining team Busby in 2015. He moved to the area with his 2 sons, Justin and Jackson 8 years ago.