Rick is a Senior Managing Director and CFO of Progress Partners, bringing 30 years of senior management experience working with various stages of companies. He is also an investor and advisor to early-stage technology companies as a Partner at Progress Ventures, an early-stage venture fund that invests in media and marketing technology companies.
Throughout his career, Rick has provided strategic, business, financial and operating leadership to Start-up Enterprises, Fortune 1000, Publicly Traded, Private, and High Growth Venture Capital Backed entities with an industry emphasis on Media and Marketing.
Rick has completed over a billion dollars worth of acquisitions, from sourcing to integration. He has co-founded 3 start-ups; raised over $35 million for them; and taken them all to liquidity events, including one IPO.
Rick has a BBA in accounting from the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts – Amherst.
Rick is a Certified Public Accountant in Commonwealth of Massachusetts.