About The ARTIST

Growing up climbing, hiking and fly fishing in the Pacific Northwest, Rick continues to have a deep connection with nature, which inspires his work in oils. Rick paints forests and coastlines in different regions and seasons, and is currently working on a new series, clouds.  Rick has also been successful in transforming, integrating and repositioning companies into global industry leaders. He is on the “virtual bench” of proven executives for the The Carlyle Group.

Rick has been recognized as a leader within the Young Presidents’ Organization (“YPO”). Rick served as Education and Chapter Chair of the Washington, D.C. YPO Chapter, and led the Stanford GSB YPO Executive Program for two years.

In addition to mentoring aspiring entrepreneurs, Rick has focused his non-profit energy on the University of Virginia Art Museum, where he is the longest serving member of the Board of Trustees.

Rick received a law degree from the University of Virginia and a Masters in Economics from the London School of Economics. He received a Bachelor of Arts with Honors in Economics from Stanford University, where he also competed for four years on its varsity soccer team, serving as Captain in his final year.