Rick finds himself energized by discipline. Organized and structured, he is the model of prudence amidst the chaos of brand building. Rick’s responsibilities include financial management, risk management, human resources, information technology and operations. The company’s processes resonate well with Rick and he ensures the seamless workflow and attention to financial stewardship for all our clients. Rick is a North Carolina CPA, and his public accounting experience prior to Trone Brand Energy included working with mid-market manufacturing, distribution, real estate and construction companies. A graduate of Auburn University, Rick is an active board member of both the Greensboro Police Foundation and Hospice and Palliative Care of Greensboro. He enjoys playing golf, cooking and traveling with his wife, Leslie, and their two daughters.