Rick joined the team at Friends of the Children – Tampa Bay in April of 2021 and considers it the ideal opportunity to be part of an organization that truly changes lives. He comes on board after a 30+ year career in the Financial Technology industry, having held Sales, Sales Management and Product Management roles with several leading companies, including JP Morgan Chase, Vantiv and US Bank. During his career he has consulted with and developed partnerships and client relationships with hundreds of private and public companies across North America, including many Fortune 500 firms.
He has extensive volunteer experience across Tampa Bay, including Coaching, Fundraising, Management and Hospitality roles with non-profits such as Tampa Bay Little League, Jesuit High School, Palma Ceia Presbyterian Church, Robinson High School and Feeding Tampa Bay. Rick is a graduate of Vanderbilt University and an avid guitar enthusiast; he and his wife Maggie have two children.