Richard G. Dryden is married to his best friend, Jan. Five children, twelve grand children, and two great grandchildren. “Snow Bird “ from Hale, Michigan (Middle eastern lower peninsula). In 1972 they started a metal stamping business (The Su-Dan Company) in Rochester, Michigan and sold their interest to his partner and retired in 1999. At that time the business was located in five locations, employed 300 persons, and supplied metal stampings and assemblies to the world automotive and appliance industries. Also in 1984 Richard started doing real estate developing various commercial and industrial properties.
Currently the President of Dryden Family Foundation, Director of the St. Joseph Health System Foundation, Tawas City, Michigan, and Vice President of Our-Art-By-The-Sea.