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Meet our Leadership Team


What Folks Say About Our Leaders

True leader, without a doubt! You want Rick on your team. If I had to go into a C-Level budget or corporate battle, I want Rick in the room and leading the charge with data, analyses and evidence showing ROI and significant increase in share price. I have known Rick for over 14 years. I have worked with him in a corporate environment and on other projects. Rick has the ability, drive and motivation to be at the top. His personality is charming and he has the ability to work with and across multiple diverse groups and geographical locations. Rick offers vision, leadership and value, and most important, an extension of himself and his time – I’m telling you what I know.


– Jim H- NASA

Rick, President

As President and Founder of RISE, Rick has dedicated his company and career to delighting customers by reducing the stress of technology projects. Rick is passionate about transforming your business or organization through technology — both current and emerging.

Rick has applied 20 years of senior leadership experience to help organizations take new ideas and transform them into revenue-generating products and services with a specialty in data center migration and transition, mergers and acquisitions emerging technologies and project deployment methodologies.  Rick and RISE have performed high-risk digital transformations, IT mergers and acquisitions, CRM and data center transition work for government, non-profit and commercial clients.

Rick has managed large, complex programs for Fortune 100 companies, combining the hard skills of an MBA with the softer skills of cross-functional team leadership at all levels.

Mark, Director

Mark has over thirty years of experience in the industry. Throughout his successful career, he has overseen data center projects for a wide spectrum of clients including pharmaceutical, healthcare, banking, manufacturing, and digital marketing companies.

Mark is a certified PMI Program and Project Management professional with expertise across multiple project management methodologies. Mark started off in the industry working in networking, systems administration, data integration, intranet and portal development before transitioning full-time into technology project, program and senior management positions. His core competencies are MA&D technology programs related to data center transition, migration, and integration while managing large cross functional teams in complex corporate environments.

Mark's passion and success is driven from his client’s satisfaction. While most service providers might hesitate to commit to exceed the customer’s expectation - Mark will assure it!  

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