How do your colleagues describe you?
“Rick has a knack for communicating on levels best suited to his clients.”
Why do you do what you do?
“I believe that thriving communities are made up of thriving businesses and developing those businesses is challenging, yet very rewarding. I enjoy working with growing companies to help them build upon their customer base, become more productive, and better understand finance. My greatest strength lies in helping clients see the bigger picture of their potential.”
Rick has more than 12 years of business counseling experience, having worked for SBDCs in five states. He earned his degree from Rutgers University. He has more than 16 years’ business ownership experience, starting his first business at the age of 17, and has developed four bagel stores and a restaurant in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York, and Alaska. Rick has also served as COO/CFO for privately owned organizations in the manufacturing, hospitality, and professional services industries.