Meet Our Leadership Team

John M. “Chip” Fudge

John M. “Chip” Fudge


Chip is the visionary leader behind CMR.

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JOHN M. “CHIP” FUDGE, Chairman

With a unique blend of entrepreneurial prowess and expertise in collections and subrogation, Chip founded CMR in 1988.

Chip’s commitment to community investment and philanthropy is unparalleled.

He serves on the following boards:

  • OSU Foundation
  • NBC Bank Advisory Board
  • Oklahoma History Center Advisory Board
  • Downtown OKC, Inc.

After graduating with a bachelor’s degree from Oklahoma State University, he continued his education through graduate-level programs at Harvard University, Northwestern University, and the London School of Business.

Chip embraces a zest for life. Cheering on the Oklahoma State Cowboys, indulging in fly-fishing adventures, and collecting and driving vintage motorcycles and racecars across continents reflect his passion. Together with his wife Shannon, he explores the world and cherishes moments with their children and grandchildren.

Richard K. Cook

Richard K. Cook


Richard drives our operational excellence.

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RICHARD K. COOK, President / CEO

Richard brought his expertise to CMR in 1995. With a strong foundation in the Lean Six Sigma business philosophy, he is instrumental in fostering operational excellence, optimizing performance and eliminating waste.

Richard is deeply committed to the growth of Oklahoma City. He provides mentoring and leadership to the following:

  • Leadership Oklahoma City
  • Young Presidents organization

Richard’s passion for knowledge led him to pursue advanced education at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Business and Harvard Business School.

Outside of the office, he embraces his passion for the outdoors. He can be found fishing or managing his exotic game ranch, where he raises wild rams, Russian boars, and longhorns.

J. Taylor Fudge

J. Taylor Fudge

Managing Partner

Taylor’s impact brings life to our community.

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J. TAYLOR FUDGE, Managing Partner

Taylor Fudge joined CMR in 2009, quickly rising through the ranks to become managing partner. With a diverse background in legal, insurance and client relations, Taylor’s expertise fuels CMR’s growth. Taylor’s impact brings life to CMR and the OKC community.

Taylor is certified in the Lean Six Sigma Green Belt and holds a Professional Collections Specialist license from the International Association of Credit and Collection Professionals. Graduating from Oklahoma State University in 2007 and Oklahoma City University in 2009, Taylor holds degrees in Marketing, Economics and an MBA in Finance. He also pursued advanced education at Harvard and Northwestern University.

Taylor’s impact goes beyond the boardroom. He serves in the following community roles:

  • Past President for Upward Transitions
  • Chairperson for Oklahoma City’s Historic Preservation Commission
  • Committee Leader for the United Way of Oklahoma
  • Graduate of Leadership Oklahoma City
  • Co-Founder of the St. Joseph’s Society

Taylor has received the following awards for his professional and philanthropic work:

  • Delores Fund Benefactor Award from the Oklahoma Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault
  • NextGen 30 Under 30
  • One of Oklahoma City’s Most Powerful Young Professionals
Jonathan D. Musgrove

Jonathan D. Musgrove

Vice President

Jonathan oversees essential processes.

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Jonathan oversees the critical processes that make CMR successful. Jonathan joined the team in 2005, bringing his expertise to oversee operations including critical processes such as first notice of loss, insurance research and filing, quality assurance, adjuster training and claims recovery results.

Jonathan actively contributes to the community and his professional growth. He’s involved in:

  • Leadership Oklahoma City
  • United Way of Central Oklahoma
  • Positive Tomorrows
  • ReMerge

He holds a degree in property-land management from Okefenokee Technical College and a license as a property and casualty adjuster. In his spare time, Jonathan enjoys racing vintage cars, exploring new destinations with his wife and family, as well as returning to his home state of Georgia.

Helen S. Rambo

Helen S. Rambo

Chief Financial Officer

Helen’s financial acumen is unmatched.

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HELEN S. RAMBO, Chief Financial Officer

Helen is a highly experienced CPA with a diverse background in finance and accounting across various industries. Before joining CMR, she managed a $73 million budget as Vice President of Fiscal and Administrative Affairs at Langston University.

Helen holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Oklahoma State University and an MBA from the University of Central Oklahoma.

Helen’s involvement and recognition includes:

  • Member of the Journal Record’s “Achievers Under 40” inaugural class
  • Former Board Vice-Chair at the Opportunities Industrialization Center of Oklahoma County
  • 405 Business’ Metro’s Most Influentials
  • Graduate of Leadership Oklahoma City

Currently working on her debut book, “Debt Free is the New Rich,” Helen is dedicated to empowering others with financial wisdom.

Jill M. Hudson

Jill M. Hudson

Human Resources Director

Jill’s work fosters the CMR culture.

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JILL M. HUDSON, Human Resources Director

Jill provides strategic direction and oversight of the full employee lifecycle. She is a senior level HR professional who has held executive HR roles at renowned companies like Macy’s, McDonald’s and Sonic.

With over 20 years of experience, she holds the Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) designation and is a certified mediator.

Jill holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, a Juris Doctorate degree from Oklahoma City University, and is a member of the Oklahoma Bar Association. Beyond her work at CMR, Jill contributes to academia as an adjunct faculty member for both graduate and undergraduate programs and teaches prep courses for HR professionals who are preparing to sit for professional HR certification exams.