Richard Overman, born in 1957, graduated in 1985 with a Bachelors of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Memphis (formerly Memphis State University). Rich has over 28 years engineering experience. In 1992, he and Ginger accepted a call by God into a creation ministry. This led to the formation of Creation Education Resources in 1994 where he is a researcher, lecturer, teacher, and president. He completed his Masters degree in Science Education from the Institute for Creation Research in 1997. Rich has published articles in technical journals and magazines about engineering, creation science, and other topics.