Rick obtained his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Virginia Tech and has taken postgraduate studies at the Center for Information Technology Integration at the University of Michigan. He is Virginia born and bred and currently lives in the Washington, DC area with his wife and two children. He is a heavy international traveler for work and pleasure and has been to places like Madrid, Rome, Beijing, Sydney, and many more! A fun fact about Rick is that he’s a competitive marathon runner and has accomplished 5 of the 6 most iconic world marathons. He qualified for the Boston marathon in 2020, which the pandemic has unfortunately delayed.