Whether in the air as a commercial pilot or on the ground in Houston as a sales executive, Rick is a dedicated and enthusiastic professional.
Rick is a graduate of the Florida Institute of Technology. Prior to taking his career to the air, Rick joined the United States Army, where he served in Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm as an Air Defense Team Chief and Squad Leader. As a pilot, logging over 9000 hours, Rick has proven to be a natural leader, a team player and a capable instructor.
Rick also has an entrepreneurial spirit. As an employee of a major regional airline, he and his team were tasked with creating a new line of business. They secured contracts with key players in the oil and gas industries, casinos and NASCAR teams, generating revenues of over $50MM in just four years of charter operations. Most recently, Rick has been a first officer with a major airline.
Rick has embraced his role as Senior Vice President of Sales for RentSense with the same enthusiasm, dedication and tenacity that made him a successful aviator and entrepreneur, forging new relationships and alliances for the brand.
Rick is a firm believer that “life begins at the edge of your comfort zone, and I tend to do things most folks don’t want to, and that’s where I’ve learned the most, and found many of life’s opportunities”.
In his spare time, Rick continues his adventures by scuba diving, skiing, flying and riding motorcycles.
Rick lives with his wife, Christina, and four dogs in Houston, TX.