Rick formed Harvard Business Services, Inc. on March 2, 1981 and has led the company from a bootstrapped start-up to the recognized leader in the industry. Rick studied at TASIS (The American School in Switzerland), Ohio Wesleyan University and the University of California (Berkley), but never got a degree.
In 1969, he quit college and went to work for Rolling Stone magazine in its infancy and became their first National Circulation Director. Later Rick formed several publishing companies and eventually became a consultant to publishers. He moved from California to Wilmington, Delaware in 1980 to become Business Manager of The Company Corporation, a do-it-yourself incorporation service. Rick has also served Delaware as a member of the Governor's High Tech Task force, the Governor's International Marketing Committee and as an elected official (Recorder of Deeds).
Rick is a Trustee of Franklin College and a member of the Board of Directors of TASIS in Lugano, Switzerland.