Rich Chavez is a Las Cruces, NM based photographer.

Professionally, Rich is the Manager of Product Development Services, a department in Information and Communications Technologies at New Mexico State University. There, he manages a group of talented web application developer and designers.

In his spare time as a photographer, he shoots weddings, portraits, events and sports. Sport related credits include New Mexico State University, University of Nevada, Boise State, Florida Gulf Coast University, and Stack Magazine.

A fan of prep sports, Rich runs NMVolleyball.com, a website dedicated to prep and club volleyball in New Mexico and El Paso.

He also runs Big Time Hoops with Las Cruces High School varsity girls coach Matt Abney. Big Time Hoops concentrates on prep-level girls basketball and a yearly showcase to provide exposure for all the athletic talent in the Southwest.

Rich volunteers his photography and web development skills to Cowboys for Cancer Research and L.A.-based fusion guitarist, Chris Poland.

He is married to Sandra and has one son, Matthew.