Senior Sales Engineer
Rick provides diverse and expert advice to clients with unique needs and a wide variety of budget parameters. Rick also provides personal training on a wide range of gear and organizes team-building seminars for the company.
Rick has worked for over 25 years in the AVL industry serving churches, schools, and performing arts centers. His vast experience includes designing and installing sound, lighting, and video systems for hundreds of facilities, theme parks, cruise ships, and bands across the US.
Prior to joining Advanced Systems Group, Rick worked in sales for Sweetwater. Because Rick has maintained a close working relationship with Sweetwater over the last 15 years, he remains on the cutting edge of music technology. Rick is an expert in pro audio, acoustical, sound, lighting, and video products and applications. He understands the unique needs and desires of churches and other facilities, and utilizes all the available audio/visual components needed for effective communication.
Rick has degrees in music business and business administration, as well as many industry certifications in AVL and acoustical design.
The Personal Side
Rick is the Worship Leader at his church in Michigan and a musician with the Bay Area Big Band. Rick loves to lead worship, direct bands, and play many styles of music. He is an avid runner and a featured clinician and trainer for his church’s worship and tech teams.