Rick has been in the financial services industry since 1995 and has been with Merrill Lynch since 1998. Rick was born in New Orleans, LA and spent time in Connecticut, Colorado, Pennsylvania and Florida growing up. Rick is a graduate of Roanoke College with a BA in History. Rick is a former Board of Trustee for Roanoke College and was also the President of the Alumni Association and served on the Alumni Executive Council. Rick lives in Charlotte, NC with his daughter Laine and son Lawson. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family, deep-sea fishing and snowboarding.