Chief Financial Officer
Rick is a reformed lawyer who has been a serial entrepreneur for 33 years. His primary goal throughout his career has been to deliver above average growth by developing high performing teams that create competitive advantages in their market. During his career as both a CFO and CEO of public and private companies, Rick has extensive experience in entrepreneurial corporate finance, financial management, marketing, sales and operations. His experience spans a number of industries, including software, health care, manufacturing, real estate and e-commerce. Included in his entrepreneurial finance experience are two IPO’s, two MBO’s, and numerous acquisitions and private equity transactions. Rick began his professional career at Baltimore law firm, Gebhardt & Smith where he eventually became a partner and practiced commercial banking law with specialties in real estate and telecommunications. He received a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Towson University, and both an MBA and JD from University of Baltimore.