Rick joined CSD Group with 25 years experience in design, sales and management with various Performance Venues and Church projects around the country with a few different AVLA companies.
His background in live, installed and recording sound for various styles of music and groups continues to be an asset to all he serves in the AVLA industry. He’s travelled the world professionally and produced shows for theme parks, cruise ships and travelling show bands. He’s also been involved with all various styles of Church Music spanning traditional choirs / orchestra – Praise Bands and Contemporary Worship Teams.
Rick also serves as worship Pastor at New Hope Community Church, located inTraverse City, MI. This real world experience is extremely beneficial to his clients as he designs and integrates AVL systems that meet the demands of Sunday service with Streaming Audio & Video content, Concerts and full-scale productions. Rick also sings and plays Trumpet with the Bay Area Big Band – a full 16 piece Troupe that performs classics from Sinatra, Count Basie and many other classic Big Band musical genres.
Background Education – Bachelor of Science – Grace College – Music Management and Business Administration
Registrations/Affiliations – Certifications from SYN-AUD- CON – Synergetic Audio Concepts, Various Manufacturers, Processing, Projection, Sound and Acoustic – SMAART – Certifications. Rick has also authored articles for Sweetwater Sound Pro & Worship Technologies