Rick brings UCM executive management experience, primarily in knowledge driven and technology enabled services companies. As a former Chief Executive Officer, active investor, and advisor in the mid-market, Rick helps build and fund companies with significant growth trajectories. Previously, Rick won the regional competition for Ernst & Young’s prestigious Entrepreneur of the Year, and Rick’s companies have consistently been recognized for growth by Inc. 500, Deloitte Fast 50, and other national analysts. In 2013, Rick founded Reclinata Group, an organization dedicated to building value through investment and operational advisory services. He has been active on multiple Boards of Directors, as well as Advisory Boards, for both national and global enterprises. Rick graduated from Brown University and later earned his MBA at New York University’s Stern School of Business.