Rick is a recognized leader in product launch and supply chain development focused on ensuring economic and environmentally responsible solutions meet growing global business needs.
Rick brings 30 years of business and supply chain management experience specializing in supply chain design and establishing logistics operations. Prior to joining Oakland Energy & Water Ventures, Rick had executive roles at electric car OEM Fisker Automotive, Next Autoworks, and Stonepath Logistics where he served as Sr. VP and COO. His experience includes product development, procurement, manufacturing & assembly, distribution, and transportation. He’s built and managed a number of start-up operations in the manufacturing and retail distribution sectors including operations for Fisker Automotive, Next Autoworks, GM-GMSPO, Ford-FCSD, Home Depot, Best Buy, and FTD.
Market Outlook: “Emerging technologies have fostered in a new era of global economic growth. This growth is clearly dependent upon energy and our most essential element of life: Water. There are compelling opportunities in the global energy and clean water space to develop and integrate solutions that ensure economic and environmentally responsible approaches to produced energy and clean water. Oakland Energy & Water is positioning itself as a key investor, partner, and catalyst to develop and introduce these new solutions.”