Rick is a seasoned banking executive with over 30 years of experience in the banking industry where he has held various senior leadership roles in consumer and commercial finance, M&A, ABS, and investment banking.
Rick was previously at Wells Fargo Securities where he served as Managing Director and Head of ABL Origination and Consumer ABS & Finance Cross Sell for the Asset-Backed Finance Group. Rick was a founding member of Wells Fargo Preferred Capital which was founded in 1997. While at Preferred Capital, he served as its head of originations.
Most recently, and prior to joining Encina Lender Finance, Rick served as Managing Director/Head of Commercial Banking in Iowa and Nebraska for CIBC Bank US.
Rick attended the University of Akron on a baseball scholarship and holds a bachelor’s degree in finance. He has held a Series 79 Investment Banking Registration designation as well as Series 63 Uniform Securities State Law designation.
Rick enjoys golfing, tennis, skiing, and coaching his son in his spare time.