Rick is a graduate of the University of Louisville, where he received a BA in Broadcast Communications. He also holds an MBA from Kennedy Western University. He is a past recipient of Who’s Who distinctions in Louisville, KY, Cincinnati, OH, Atlanta, GA and Dothan, AL. Rick is a member of Kappa Alpha Psi, Fraternity Incorporated and is a graduate of the Leadership Louisville class of 2015 and Urban League Leadership Alliance Seminar class of 2015. Rick has more than 25 years’ experience in healthcare administration, crisis communications, public relations, marketing and television news. He currently serves as the interim vice president of External Relations and Development at Kentucky State University.