Rick is a Co-Managing Partner of Merchant Credit Partners with the responsibility of overseeing the origination, structuring and underwriting of lending solutions for the wealth management industry. He has also been a Partner at Merchant Investment Management since 2017 and an investment principal at GPS Investment Partners since 2015. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of CoVenture. Previously, Rick worked in the Investment Management group at Merrill Lynch where he focused on alternative investments for the duration of his tenure. He was on the portfolio management team that ran a suite of products with approximately $1billion assets under management and grew an Alternatives Platform to over $35billion. Rick graduated with a B.S. in Finance from the McDonough School of Business of Georgetown University.