Rick attended Johnson County Community College from 1986 to 1988 where he also was a member of the baseball team. From 1988 to 1991 he attended the University of Kansas majoring in Business Administration. After developing and growing a landscape management company, Rick continued his career selling building products for one of the nation’s leading construction products manufacturers. Most recently, Rick worked as a regional manager for Advance Commercial Products for 2½ years. One of Rick’s greatest assets is his ability to create demand by communicating knowledge and information to influencers and decision makers, generating sales for all stakeholders.