Rick has over 15 years of experience in the financial industry and most recently was the Vice President of Commercial Banking at Commerce Bank in Belleville, IL. Prior to this, Rick held positions in various roles with Stifel Nicolaus, Regions Bank and Wells Fargo. He previously held his Series 7 and 66 while working for Stifel Nicolaus and has held various insurance licenses over the years. Rick earned a Bachelor of Science in Economics and Finance from McKendree University and a Masters of Business Administration from St. Louis University.
He is actively involved in his local community, serving as a board member for the St. Paul Educational Foundation, a Highland Police Commissioner, Co-Chairman of the Highland Optimist Shootout and coaching youth sports. Previously, he served as the President of the Highland Chamber of Commerce and was active in the Highland Entrepreneurial Program.
Rick and his wife Mandy reside in Highland, IL along with with their three children, Addison, Noah and Elliott.