Vice President of Opinion Research
Hometown: Arlington, VA
After graduating from George Mason University with degrees in Government & Politics and History, He began his career at Empower America. He was one of the first employees at the conservative think tank’s founding and served there from 1993 to 1997. Rick headed their direct mail program and worked with their grassroots program.
From 1997 to 2000, Rick then went on to work as a Senior Analyst at Ernst & Young and later KPMG, two of the nation’s big five consulting firms. In November of 2000, Rick joined Counterpane Internet Security, an internet startup, as a Senior Security Analyst. In 2005, Rick joined OnMessage Inc. at its inception and currently serves as Vice President of opinion research.
Rick and his wife Kim and their daughters Emily, Elizabeth and Isabel live in Harwood, Maryland.