In his current capacity as a Senior Enterprise Architect, Rick directly supports USSOCOM J65 by providing his technical expertise by working closely with the engineers from the USSOCOM Programs Office, SOF Components and TSOCS, with emerging requirements and new technology insertion.
After retirement, Rick has held senior-level positions in the private sector as Task Order Lead, Site Lead, Senior Solutions Architect, Operations Manager and Program Manager. He has expertise with both Cloud and on-premise environments, migration, networking and information security. He emphasizes teamwork, mission success and innovation.
Rick retired from the US Army after serving 21 years as a Chief Warrant Officer 3. His assignments were a combination of special operations community in the 112th Signal Bn and 3rd Ranger Bn and DISA-Central Field Office. Since retirement, Rick was a Senior Enterprise Architect and held many roles within USSOCOM, SOCCENT and AFSOC.
Rick has a bachelor’s degree in Information Technology with multiple AWS, CISSP, PMP and MCSA certifications.