Rick is a Co-Founder of Prospect Partners, where he helps to source transactions and manage select portfolio company relationships. He has more than 33 total years of experience in finance and small company investing.
Previously, Rick was Executive Vice President of Corporate Development for Health Care & Retirement Corp., then a $4 billion healthcare services company (now HCR Manor Care.) Rick established and directed a corporate development program that resulted in over 40 acquisitions and created complementary lines of business that contributed to HCR’s significant success. Prior to HCR, Rick was a Principal with Golder, Thoma & Cressey (now GTCR), worked as a Manager at McKinsey & Company and was Manager of Operations for a subsidiary of Occidental Petroleum.
Rick holds a B.A. from Stanford University and an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Hyatt Hotels Corporation. A third generation Chicagoan, Rick suffers with occasional moments of joy with Chicago’s teams, especially the White Sox. He also loves to cook and eat, usually in that order, and will grill outside down to -5 degrees.
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