Rick works with the EDC team to strategically implement programs and services that align with the EDC’s mission. The mission is “to maximize the economic potential of Noble County’s assets by facilitating relationships between resource providers and local business”.
Rick came to the Noble County EDC as its first executive director in 2006, after working 27 years for a rural electric cooperative in northeast Indiana. He has worked with the board and folks from many other sectors across the county to build a collaborative environment. The EDC has worked on product development which includes “shovel-ready” sites, educational and industry collaboration, and talent development.
Rick currently resides in LaGrange with his wife LouAnn. He enjoys spending time with his family, including three grandchildren, and is active in his church.