Rick joined Calder Capital in 2015. He has an extensive background in all aspects of the qualities necessary to fill the M&A Advisor role Calder Capital’s clients deserve.
He began his career as a magna cum laude graduate of Grand Valley State University, earning a BBA with an emphasis in accounting prior to passing the Uniform CPA Examination in the State of Michigan. Since that time Rick has accumulated a vast knowledge of the inter-workings of all types of business entities through his experiences as a public accountant for five years and then in private sector positions ranging from financial analyst to controller. In conjunction with the financial expertise Rick has gained handling all components of the monetary affairs for many companies in a wide variety of industries, he brings to that a unique blend of sales experience not found in other Merger and Acquisition Advisors.
Subsequent to his tenure in the financial arena, Rick embarked on a highly successful career in sales where he was bestowed with numerous awards for outstanding performance and achievements. Rick is an active member in the AICPA, MACPA, Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society and also holds State of Michigan licenses as both a CPA and Mortgage Loan Originator. The passion, enthusiasm and energy he brings to everything he approaches has created opportunities where they may not have existed before. Rick resides in West Michigan and his commitment and drive towards his business endeavors is only surpassed by his love of being a dedicated full time father for his two daughters, Faythe and Kennedy!