Rick joined The Affinity Group in May of 2019, making a major addition to the firms financial planning capabilities. Rick plays a lead role with the ongoing support of the firms financial planning and wealth management clientele, while also directing the firms "community educational workshop" initiatives throughout Northeastern Ohio.
Raised in the friendly confines of Buffalo, NY, Rick graduated from Hobart College before moving to Ohio where he attained a Master's Degree from Kent State University. After years as a high school teacher and coach, he found his professional passion for helping families with their financial planning in 2013.
Rick resides in Avondale area of Canton with his wife, Sharon, who was kind enough to adopt his last name. Their two boys, Baron and Klaus, keep them on the move and provide perpetual entertainment while their 150lb dog - a Dogue de Bordeaux named Napoleon - keeps the wolves at bay.