Rick grew up in Indiana and went to Purdue University. He has been in vocational ministry since 2004, with a primary focus on inner-city youth and families through ministry within the church and the para-church. Rick met his wife, Jackie, during their college years at Purdue and got married in 2005. They have 3 beautiful daughters: Cali, Mya, and Addie. His whole family loves to ski and snowboard, as well as engage in various other outdoor activities. Rick joined the ACC staff as the Westside Campus Family Life Pastor in November, 2019.