Area of Focus:
Leads the day-to-day financial, administrative, human resources, and operational management of WRA. Maintains the highest levels of integrity and stewardship in all financial matters; creates an efficient, high-functioning work environment that allows the organization to meet its strategic goals; and maintains compliance with all legal, accounting, and other regulations.
Prior to joining Western Resource Advocates, Rick worked as the Director of Finance and Administration for the Center for Effective Government (formerly OMB Watch) in Washington, DC; concurrently as Administrative Director for Environment America and U.S. PIRG; and, prior to his work in DC in the 90s, as Administrative Director for Florida PIRG. In the early 90s he was also the cofounder and editor-in-chief of Community News, the largest circulation LGBT newspaper in Florida at that time
Rick has a B.A. in History from the University of South Florida
Favorite thing about the West:
Seeing the mountains every day on his way to work and the lack of humidity.