Rick joined National Lutheran Communities & Services (NLCS) in February of 2018 as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). As a senior level management professional, Rick brings over 25 years of financial acumen and a proven track record of strategic executive leadership. As the CFO, he will oversee financial performance and reporting for all National Lutheran entities, treasury and investment management of assets, and will assist with identifying and evaluating various long-range planning initiatives and capital expenditures. Additionally, Rick will work closely with the Board of Trustees and executive directors to develop long-term strategic business plans.
Most recently, Rick was Managing Director at Solar Renewable Energy, LLC, managing the day-to-day operations of various commercial energy, real estate and health care projects. Prior to that, he spent seven years at Pacific Retirement Services, Inc., where he served in a variety of roles including Senior VP of Development and Chief Accounting Officer. Rick also spent 17 years at KPMG, holding multiple positions including, Director and Senior Manager of Retirement Housing & Long-Term Care Consulting Practice and Manager of Assurance Practice.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Washington & Jefferson College and is a certified public accountant with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.