Rick was promoted to President of Construction in November 2009. In this role, he directs and manages all facets of Samet's core construction business. Previously, Rick led the business development team, and helped guide the company’s diversification beyond its core commercial and industrial markets into the technology, healthcare, housing, and education sectors. Prior to joining Samet, Rick held sales and project management positions in the environmental and industrial construction industries; he has over twenty years in the construction industry.
Rick earned a B.A. degree from the University of Massachusetts. His professional affiliations include North Carolina Economic Developers' Assn. (NCEDA) and the National Assn. of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP). Rick is a licensed real estate broker in the state of North Carolina.
He serves on the board of Alamance Regional Medical Center, The ARMC Charitable Foundation (Chairman of the Alamance Society Committee), GA LEED, and is a past board member for the Alamance Chamber of Commerce and Past President of Burlington Downtown Corporation.