Senior Vice President, Information Technology
Rick joined Ace Hardware in 1988 as a software developer in IT. He worked in the retail division of IT for more than 15 years, and has worked with and supported every department at Ace during his career.
He has held various leadership positions within the organization, including director of software engineering, director of business relationship and, prior to his promotion to the executive level, senior director, IT business relationship & software engineering. He was promoted to Senior Vice President in February 2021.
Rick earned his undergraduate degree at Saint Mary's University in Minnesota, and his Masters of Business Administration from DePaul University.