STATEMENT OF PASSION: Rick’s passion is to work with Design Architects to transform a concept into a set of working documents that can be clearly understood by the construction trades as necessary to construct a building that mirrors the true intent of the designer. Problem solving and in-depth detailing are fundamental to his passion and are enhanced by yet another passion of his which is actual building, having been a carpenter himself for a number of years.
Registered Architect ,State of Arizona and State of Ohio
Licenced Builder, State of Michigan
Member - Construction Specification Institute, CSI
Award of Distinction for the establishement of the Educational Scholarship awarded to a colege student Majoring in a construction related field.
Interests and Hobbies:
Weekend road trips
FUN FACT! Rick has stood at the peak of the Steelcase pyramid (and yes he has a picture to prove it).
Commitment to Community
Founder of the Laminin Group, a 501(c) 3 orginization dedicated to helping families with children and adults with developemental disabilities.
Member and one of the five original couples who founded the Down Syndrome Association of West Michigan.
Volunteer work at Calvary Non-Denominational Church
Former Team Leader and Board Member for Habitat for Humanity.
Former Board Member for the Muskegon Montessori Academy for Environmental Change.