Rick joined Northwest Specialty Hospital in 2012 as Chief Financial Officer and Facility Compliance Officer. Before joining NWSH he spent 25 years at L-P Corporation working his way up from Staff Accountant to Financial Planning and Analysis Manager at L-P’s Hayden Lake, Idaho office. While at L-P Rick was involved in all aspects of the finance department and graduated from the Mahler Executive Management Program. Rick attended the University of Montana in Missoula, Montana where he played football, was on the track team and graduated with honors in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting. He grew up in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho and was Valedictorian and Student Body President at Coeur d’Alene High School. Rick is also very active in the Kootenai County community, was elected to the North Idaho Officials Association’s Hall of Fame in 2009, was the PSB Community Star Award Winner in 2012, currently serves on the Coeur d’ Alene Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and is a member of Rotary Club. Rick is happily married to his high school sweetheart, Sharyl, and they have two daughters, Chelsey and Kylie, currently in college.