Rick collaborates with Sherpa’s senior management team to establish the organization’s strategic direction and formulate specific tactical steps to achieve those goals. As a certified information governance professional through AIIM and ARMA, he also works closely with Sherpa partners and clients to shape the roadmap for Altitude IG, Sherpa’s signature platform for policy-driven information governance Rick joined the organization in 2008 and served for several years as a product manager, during which he participated in the overall design of the Sherpa’s Microsoft Exchange products such as Archive Attender, Mail Attender and PST Backup Attender. Subsequent to that, he was a solutions architect in Sherpa’s sales department, working closely with the account managers in formulating solutions to address each client’s unique business and technical needs.
Rick holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from Geneva College. He is also a certified scuba diver and likes to get underwater as often as possible. He and his wife Debbie reside in the Pittsburgh area, but love traveling to Japan to visit their son and daughter-in-law in Tokyo.