Stan Richards Departs the Agency He Founded After Fallout Over Calling a Campaign ‘Too Black’

Motel 6, Home Depot and Keurig Dr Pepper cut ties with The Richards Group this week

Stan Richards steps down from the agency bearing his name. The Richards Group

Stan Richards, who founded The Richards Group 44 years ago in Dallas, is leaving the agency amid a cloud of controversy and multiple key client departures.

@Minda_Smiley Minda Smiley is an agencies reporter at Adweek.