Rick joined Earnnest in April 2019 from BP, where he was senior vice president of fuel sales and marketing for North America. Rick was selected as the Fuels Leaders of the Year in 2018 by Convenience Store News for his significant leadership contributions in the industry. Prior to BP, Rick served as regional vice president for McDonald’s, running a $1 billion region with 500 stores. He also served as president of Jiffy Lube International, vice president of marketing for Shell Oil Company, CEO of startup pioneer Elevation Burger and president of private-equity-owned McAlister’s Deli. In 2020, Rick was named a RISMedia Newsmaker for his headline-making contributions to the real estate industry as CEO of Earnnest.