Over the past 20 years, Rick has worked in professional sports with the Vancouver Canucks and Vancouver Whitecaps, as well as on major nation-building initiatives including the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.
Most recently, Rick was the Vice President, Sponsorship Sales and Service for the highly successful Toronto 2015 Pan and Parapan American Games. In this role, he was responsible for corporate partnerships, and was the leader for the record-setting sponsorship program that delivered $135M in revenue – over three times any previous Pan American Games.
Rick has a proven track record of developing unique, creative and authentic partnerships that drive lasting value.
A strong believer in community, Rick volunteers his time to coach soccer in his home of Port Moody. He is also a member of the Board of Directors with viaSport British Columbia, and the Canada Games Council.