Immediate Past President
Ric is a director in Aprio’s International Services group, advising clients on how to grow their business around the world. He brings over 20 years of experience in international business to clients, covering North and South America, Europe and Asia.
Ric serves as a champion for global commerce. He understands the complexities of expanding to new international markets, enabling him to guide clients through the twists and turns of growing overseas. His ability to simplify and explain complex situations through a global mindset makes Ric an invaluable asset to Aprio’s clients.
A recognized thought leader, Ric has written for publications such as Inside Supply Management magazine, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the Atlanta Business Chronicle and Global Atlanta. He is a frequent presenter at conferences, including the ISM National Conference and Next Generation Manufacturing, on topics such as growth through exports and preparing for the global economy. In 2014, he earned the President’s E-Award for Export Service, the highest recognition possible for making a significant contribution to the expansion of U.S. exports.
He has been an active member of NACA since 2007. He has served as a member of the board of NACA for several years and currently serves as President.