“Virtually everything that truly qualifies a person for leadership is directly related to character.”John McArthur
Loyalty, commitment, work experience and ethics drive our leadership team. Those attributes are valued and trickle down throughout our culture. We’re proud to introduce you to our leadership team.
Chip has worked at RJ Young since he was fourteen years old. In his own words, working for RJ Young is “the only life I’ve ever known.” In 1987, Chip started officially at RJ Young as a sales representative after graduating from the University of Mississippi. In 1989, he was promoted to director of sales, then eventually executive vice president, and chief operating officer.
In 1995 Chip was named president and CEO of RJ Young. Guided by an innovative, entrepreneurial spirit, Chip has led the company to see double-digit annual growth – now ranking as the largest, privately-held dealer of office technology solutions in the Southeast and one of the largest in the nation. He oversees an operation that covers nine states including Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, Virginia, North Carolina, Louisiana, and Tennessee, and employs more than 650 people in 34 locations.
Chip Crunk serves as the president of the School of Business Board for Ole Miss, is a founding member and past president of the Nashville Entrepreneur Organization (EO), and serves on the board of directors of Fourth Capital Bank. Throughout his career, he’s also been an active member of the Ricoh Executive Steering Committee, the Canon Dealer Council, and the Copier Dealers Association. He is active in the community and civic organizations and enjoys flying, boating, golfing, and the Tennessee Titans. Chip and his wife Gina reside in Brentwood, TN, and have two children.
Joining the team in 2016, AJ previously served as the chief financial officer and COO for RJ Young before being named President in 2023 AJ is a native of Nashville, Tennessee. He earned his bachelor’s degree in accounting and finance from Lipscomb University and is a Certified Public Accountant. He currently serves on the advisory board for The Cannata Report. He has served as a board member and treasurer for Make-A-Wish of Middle Tennessee and is a Young Leaders Council graduate. Prior to joining RJ Young, AJ held senior positions with Diversicare Healthcare Services and Deloitte. He and his wife, Miranda, live in Hendersonville with their two boys, Aiden and Brady.
Previously the director of accounting and reporting at Asurion, Lacey brings 12 years of experience in corporate accounting and public accounting to RJ Young. She received a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Middle Tennessee State University and has a CPA license in the state of Tennessee. Lacey lives in Murfreesboro with her husband Hunter and their two kids, Rowan and Asher.
Jason began his career in the imaging industry in Bristol, VA. Prior to joining the RJ Young family, Bordwine worked in accounting positions and executive roles at Bristol Office Supply Inc, which was acquired by RJ Young in 2017. Prior to his current role in the organization, Bordwine served as the general manager of RJ Young’s Eastern branches, sales administration manager, senior operations manager, and most recently, VP of Business Operations. In his free time, Bordwine enjoys whitewater kayaking, mountain biking, camping, and fly fishing with his two sons.
A graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi, Chris joined the RJ Young family in 2003 through an acquisition in Hattiesburg, MS. He was promoted to sales manager in 2014 and helped develop many teams in Mississippi and Florida with the acquisition of offices in Pensacola and Tallahassee. As the RJ Young footprint grew in Florida, Chris was promoted to a regional sales manager in 2019 and to vice president in 2020. Chris lives in Pensacola, Florida with his wife and has two children, both in college. He enjoys spending time in the outdoors and on the water in the Sunshine State.
Justin began his career in sales at RJ Young shortly after obtaining his bachelor’s degree in biochemistry with a biology minor from the University of Mississippi. Justin is a product of RJ Young’s “promote from within” mantra. Since accepting an entry level sales position with RJY in 2008, Justin has been promoted six times – eventually landing in his current role as regional vice president. When not working, Justin can be found playing golf, attending a ballgame, or spending time with his family. He and his wife, Brandi, live in Brandon, Mississippi with their children John Walt and Lynlee.
With 35 years in the industry, Keith Burrell joined RJ Young in 1998. He began his career with RJ Young as a service manager and In 2007 was promoted to sales manager of the Chattanooga, TN and Rome, GA branches. In 2008, Chattanooga was awarded “Branch of the Year” and Keith received the John T. Crunk Leadership Award – the company’s highest honor. He transitioned to a regional service manager in 2012, leading RJ Young’s southern branches. In 2018, Keith once again received the John T. Crunk Leadership award. In 2019, Keith was promoted to the regional business manager of the eastern region. In April 2020, he was named the regional vice president of the East. In his free time, Keith enjoys playing golf and riding motorcycles. He lives in Ooltewah, TN with his wife Jennifer.
In 2011, Chris began his RJ Young career as a business development rep on the Nashville Ricoh team before being promoted to account executive later that year. He was then promoted to sales manager of the Nashville Canon Team in 2012. Chris relocated to Birmingham in 2017 where he became the regional sales manager. He is a native of Paducah, Kentucky and earned his bachelor’s degree in exercise science and master’s degree in sports management from Delta State University. Chris played baseball at the university and was a graduate assistant coach from 2006-2011. He and his wife, Kate, live in Hoover, AL with their children, Ryker and Ridley.
Brantley has spent over 15 years working in the technology and business consulting space, with much of that time being spent in team leadership. He has a bachelor’s degree from Harding University. Brantley lives in Spring Hill, TN with his wife, Adrienne, and their two daughters, Ainsley and Amelia.
Harris Delchamps is the Regional Vice President at RJ Young, overseeing all sales, operations, and service delivery for its Corporate Headquarters, Middle Tennessee and Southern Kentucky markets. Since 2012, Harris has held positions on both the office equipment and office technology sides of the business, overseeing consistent revenue and profit growth. A 2018 Cannata Report “Young Influencer” and 2019 Nashville’s Top 30 Under 30 recipient, Harris continues to be recognized for his impacts within the industry and his community. Outside of the office, Harris spends time working with local nonprofits focusing on Nashville’s underserved youth and those in middle Tennessee affected by Cystic Fibrosis. In his spare time, he is an avid outdoorsman, traveler, and scuba diver.
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