Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
Rick brings more than 30 years of financial and business management experience to OPAQ, including serving as CFO for both publicly traded and privately held firms. Rick was CFO at Xceedium where he was responsible for all finance, accounting, and administrative operations before the company was sold to CA Technologies. Prior to Xceedium, he was chief financial officer of Cyveillance, a venture-backed technology company sold to a defense contractor. Rick was also previously the president and owner of a direct marketing and printing company. During his tenure with the company, he grew revenues by 178%, restructured the company to maintain profitability, and expanded the product line to increase available services to the customer base. Rick has served as the chief financial officer of several venture-backed companies earlier in his career. He was previously employed by the public accounting firm Arthur Andersen & Co. and Penril DataComm Networks, Inc., a publicly-traded manufacturer of data communications equipment, as corporate controller, vice president of finance, and CFO. Rick holds a B.S. in Accounting, magna cum laude, from Ithaca College.