A twenty-year resident of Palm Springs, Rick retired from United Airlines, where he served in various capacities within their human resources, labor relations, inflight service, and customer service departments. Previously he worked for Pan Am, Air France, and KLM Dutch Airlines. More recently, Rick has been working independently as a financial concierge for private clients, managing seven figure portfolios, multiple properties, and staff. Born in Havana, Rick is fluent in Spanish, French, and sign language. In addition to serving on the Plaza Theatre Board, Rick volunteers with the SMART/ Palm Springs Unified School District, where he mentors 11th and 12th grade students to prepare for college.