Rick launched RHB with his wife, Tammy, in 1991. He is the author of Coherence: How Telling the Truth Will Advance Your Cause (and Save the World) ( 2nd edition, 2020 ), Imagine Voraciously ( 2021 ) and a variety of contributions to professional journals. He began his career at his alma mater, Spring Arbor University (MI), where he managed marketing, development and admissions programs and brings more than 40 years of experience in not-for-profit marketing to the firm, including work in fundraising, public relations, college admissions and marketing communications. He served as president of Imprint, Inc., for eight years prior to RHB. Rick completed graduate courses in higher education administration at Michigan State University and is currently a doctoral student in educational leadership at Bay Path University (MA). He is a frequent conference speaker at regional and national meetings of educational organizations and taught for 13 years as an adjunct professor of marketing at the University of Notre Dame Mendoza College of Business.