Richard Suder’s ethnicity is Daur. In Daur language, “Auri” means “mountain” and Richard’s son is named Auri; “Elan” means “sunlight” and Richard’s daughter is named Elan. So, “Auri Elan” means “Mountain Light“. It is also the name of a female hero (heroine) in Daur’s history.
In the symbol, green square represents Mountain; red circle represents Sun, formed by fusing 4 quarter-circles representing Expertise, Loyalty, Independence, and Tenacity with Enthusiasm. In Chinese culture, a circle and a sqaure (as in Ancient Chinese Coins) is also related to money.