Rick joined AMA in 2005 and became CFO in 2007. After joining AMA, he managed the disposition of the $250.0MM in transportation equipment owned by the four equipment leasing funds that AMA purchased in 2005. Rick was also the CFO of RGCX, a railcar leasing company previously managed by AMA.
Prior to joining AMA, Rick was the Chief Financial Officer of PLM International Inc., an equipment leasing company specializing in the transportation and related equipment. At PLM, he focused on debt raising activities for the company raising over $100.0MM. He also managed the public reporting for 17 entities. He was heavily involved in the development and sale of PLM’s trailer rental and commercial and industrial leasing operations as well as the sale of PLM to a group of private investors.
From 1988-1991, Rick was with Learning Tree International, a technical education company as a Division Controller. From 1986- 1988, he was with Pameco-Aire, a wholesale distributor of refrigeration equipment as the Assistant Controller. Prior to 1986, he was with the accounting firm of Arthur Andersen & Co.
Rick holds a BS in Accounting from Santa Clara University.