Rick joined The Richards Group in 1989 as a Commercial Lines Risk Management Consultant and holds the Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) designation and is a Certified Workers Comp Advisor (CWCA). Rick works with large businesses in the tri-state area and specializes in educational institutions, as well as the hospitality industry and manufacturing sectors. In addition to being an active member of Brattleboro Rotary, Rick is also their past president. Rick also serves as an Incorporator for Brattleboro Memorial Hospital and New England Kurn Hattin Homes. He is a past member of the Board of Directors for Brattleboro Area Chamber of Commerce, Brattleboro Country Club and Winston Prouty Center. He graduated from Missouri State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance.