Rick has built a reputation as a leading authority on strategic communications, media relations, and crisis management in Portland, Seattle and the Northwest.
Clients draw on his innate understanding of the media, research, audiences, public policy and business. This ability to navigate multiple fields has made Rick an invaluable resource for corporate executives, government agency heads, academic institutions, legislative leaders, and lobbyists seeking to effectively communicate their ideas. His command of brand strategy and tactics, combined with his easy, collaborative style, makes him a highly sought-after partner.
Rick is a frequent speaker on public affairs, the legislative process, and the media. He is sought after because of his experience, integrity, and strong relationships across the political spectrum.
Throughout his 20 years in the field, Rick has a track record of helping organizations increase awareness of complex issues and expand their visibility in the marketplace. Rick provides results-oriented and award-winning counsel to clients like AT&T, Walmart, Uber and a variety of other corporate brand and non-profits. His work has been recognized with several awards from entities like the Public Relations Society of America and the American Association of Political Consultants.
Rick is a proud graduate of Oregon State University, where he received his degree in Political Science. He serves on the Board of Directors for Portland Youth for Christ and Oregon City Youth Sports.