Rick is passionate about reducing the stress in his clients’ lives so they can spend time on what they find most important. Most of all, he enjoys developing long-term relationships with clients built on trust. Rick previously worked as the senior financial planner at a registered investment advisory firm, then joined Mercer Advisors in the fall of 2022. He earned a BS in applied economic management with a minor in business at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. He’s also a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional. Rick grew up in southwestern Virginia and now resides in the town of Arlington with his wife. He enjoys working out, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.