Lola Richey is a native and lifelong resident of South Carolina and a believer in Jesus Christ. She is a graduate of Winthrop University in Rock Hill, South Carolina, with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, with an Accounting concentration. Ms. Richey obtained her law degree from the University of South Carolina School of Law (Juris Doctorate) and Master of Taxation (LL.M.) from the University of Florida College of Law. Ms. Richey is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) licensed in the State of Maryland and has studied at Erskine Theological Seminary in Due West, South Carolina. She is a Gulf War Veteran and served in the United States Naval Reserves (Supply Corp and Hospital Corpsman).
She is married to Rodney W. Richey and has two sons, Jonathan and Joseph.