Book Rick For Your Next Event

By sharing Rick’s experiences you and your leaders can create your own!

Rick has been a public speaker for most of his life.  Employing an engaging and educational speaking style, he is the consummate leadership and business storyteller.  He is passionate about leveraging his 30+ years of leadership experience in Fortune 100, Entrepreneurial and Not-For-Profit organizations as well as the Military and Academia to help you make leadership a way of life.

He is a member of the Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce Speakers Bureau as well as the co-facilitator of the Chamber’s annual Leadership Institute.


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Who Has Heard Rick Speak?

Professional Associations

  • American Payroll Association ~ “Change Management”
  • American Business Women’s Association ~ “Leading Yourself to Success”
  • The Center for Women Business Owners
    • “How to Think Like a CEO”
    • “Why Don’t They Understand”
  • International Association of Administrative Professionals ~ “Everyone has Leadership Potential”
  • Northern Illinois Commercial Association of Realtors
    • “Leading You and Your Business”
    • “Managing Multiple Generations in the Workplace”
  • NIBA The Belting Association
    • “Aligning Your Business for Sustainable Success”
    • “Managing Multiple Generations in the Workplace”

Community Organizations

Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce (a Five-Star Certified Chamber):

  • Women in Business ~ “Lead Yourself to Extraordinary Success”
  • General Membership meeting ~ “The Total Leadership Process”
  • Board of Directors ~ "What a 21st Century Non-Profit Board Really Does
  • Young Professionals Network:
    • “Leadership During Times of Change”
    • “Managing Relationships”
  • Business Advisory Council ~ “So the Recession is over – Now What?”
  • Business Resource Network ~ “Customer Loyalty-Keep Them Coming Back for More!”
  • Team Business-2-Business:
    • “The Leadership Development Process”
    • “Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff”
    • “Why Don’t They Understand?”
    • "Effective Time Management"
  • Not-For-Profit Network ~ “Leading You and Your Organization”
  • Speakers Bureau Speakers Series:
    • “Keeping Your Business Aligned with Your Purpose”
    • "Leading at the Speed of Business"
    • "Are We too Soft on Our Soft Skills"

Lemont, Illinois Chamber of Commerce

  • Young Professionals Network ~ “Selling Across Generations”

Downers Grove, Illinois Chamber of Commerce and Industry

  • Board of Directors ~ “Effective Communications”

Glendale Heights, Illinois Chamber of Commerce

  • “Attitude is Everything”

Career Transition Groups

  • Community Networking Center
  • Financial Executives International Career Transition Group
  • Executive Networking Group
  • Barrington Career Center
  • St. Thomas the Apostle Jobs Ministry:
  • TrainZitions for Military Veterans (Keynote Address) – November 2010