As President of FLOR since 2015, Rick oversees all operations for Interface’s consumer residential division based in Chicago, IL.
Five years ago, Rick joined Interface as the VP of Retail operations for the FLOR brand. During his tenure, FLOR has opened more than 20 retail stores in major markets, has doubled in revenue since 2012, and reached record operating margin levels.
Prior to joining Interface, Rick had experience practicing corporate law and in bringing designer-based products to all segments of the industry through various leadership roles. After three years in private practice, Rick joined the Kohler Company as international mergers and acquisition analyst and developed through the company over a ten year career to ultimately become the business leader of Kallista, Kohler’s boutique plumbing and fixture brand.
At Kallista, Rick developed and launched three significant designer product portfolios with Barbara Barry, Michael Smith, and Laura Kirar, and was responsible for bringing design-based product and service solutions to higher end residential, hospitality, corporate, and multi-family developments. After Kallista, Rick worked as VP Strategic Development for JANUS et Cie, a high-end outdoor furniture and accessory company based in LA, where he oversaw new product development, brand development, and the opening of retail boutiques and distributor showroom environments around the world.
Rick has a B.S. in Finance from Valparaiso University, and an MBA and Juris Doctorate from Marquette University. He lives with his wife Michelle and has three children.