Rick is a native of Leavenworth, KS. educated in business at Baker University graduating (cum laude) with a B.S. degree in Business Administration. He also completed his M.A. in Management (cum laude) from Webster University.Having over 30 years of successful executive leadership experience with companies in property and casualty personal lines insurance, Rick is no stranger to working with people. Starting his career in Kansas City, MO., with subsequent transfers to Chicago, IL., Atlanta, GA., and Boston, MA., he has vast experience with responsibilities that spanned 26 states. With a pedigree in underwriting and marketing, he specialized in high net worth property owners. Rick customized coverages for larger homes, coastal properties, exclusive automobiles, large personal collections of jewelry and fine arts, higher than normal personal liability needs, and specialty coverages like kidnap and ransom. His knowledge of the high net worth marketplace niche lead him to engage in professional consulting to other companies wishing to enter the high net worth insurance space. Rick is now a fully engaged real estate professional in southwest Florida, having aligned himself with one of the most acknowledged, experienced, competent and talented Brokers in the business. He anticipates bringing all of his results oriented experience to them, and to you. Rick is a husband to Lauren and a father to Catherine, age 26 and Christina, age 23, both residing in Atlanta, GA. Rick and his wife live in Marco Island, FL. His passions are engaging with people and helping them reach their goals, golf, boating, scuba, various forms of exercise, airplanes, and antique muscle cars.