Rick has been recruiting in the Textile & Apparel Industry since 1994 and has successfully worked with some of the top companies and brands in the industry. In 1999 he was nominated to join the Pinnacle Society, which is the nation’s premier consortium of top recruiters in the direct placement industry and he has continues to be an active member.
In 2003 Rick started Rush & Company, focusing on Textiles and Apparel and has built the business to include a team of 8 recruiting professionals specializing in placing A-Players in the Textile, Apparel, Home Fashions, and Nonwovens Industries.
Prior to this, Rick was a Regional Sales Manager for Premier Industrial Corporation, a manufacturer and supplier of industrial products. He was with them for five years, joining right out of college.
Rick graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, VA with a BS Degree. He is a RAM and enjoys pulling for the VCU Rams Basketball team.
Other interests are: Kiteboarding, Triathlons, Ultra Running, Trekking, Biking, Fishing, International Travel, spending time with his wife Melissa, and his dogs Sally and Huck.