Dick heads the Midwest office of Anderson & Associates located in Kansas City, MO. He provides executive search consulting services to a variety of industries, specializing in the technology, manufacturing, engineering, construction, and nonprofit sectors. Dick is experienced in leading CEO, President, Board Member, CFO, and a variety of senior vice president and vice president searches for companies from across the United States.
Prior to search, Dick spent 28 years at the helm of market-leading companies in the manufacturing and technology sectors. He was the President of the Electrical Products Division, then President of the Buildings Division, and Executive Vice President/COO of Butler Manufacturing Company, a billion dollar publicly-traded construction products leader. He then was the Founder and CEO of fast-growing Sceptor Industries, a bioscience company that is now part of Evogen.
He then joined his second private equity company as Vice President of CST Industries and President of its largest division, Columbian Steel Tank. Dick is a nationally-recognized business leader and a longtime client of Anderson & Associates.