Monarch Sales Manager Retires

“Mr. Fisher was instrumental in opening up the relationship between our company and Monarch. We greatly appreciate his efforts, as they have resulted in the improvement of both of our organizations” said Harold Lucas, Buyer/Planner with Avdel. “I have always been impressed with Monarch’s workmanship and I depend on the strong team of people led by an amazing staff; Dick Fisher is one of those great staff,” said Stephanie Collins, Purchasing manager with T.W. Garner Food Company. “It has been a pleasure to have Dick on our team. His dedication and work ethic is something to be admired,” said Dr. Peggy Terhune, CEO, Monarch.

Before joining Monarch, Dick served with the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary for 16 years, served as Vice Captain and received the award as Division Member of the Year. He has experience with Rockwell International in California working on the Spaceship Endeavor and has worked with other human services organizations in New Mexico, California and Michigan. After leaving Monarch, Dick and his wife will be beginning a semi-retirement venture managing a resort on Eagle Nest Lake in New Mexico.

Monarch is a nonprofit organization providing support and resources to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, mental illness and substance abuse issues from 44 counties across North Carolina. They are a charter member of the national organization known as The Arc. For more information about how Monarch helps “dreams take flight”, please call 1-800-230-7525 or online at