Rick is Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of First Federal Lakewood, the largest depositor-owned community bank headquartered in Ohio with assets of $1.6 billion. In this role, Rick coordinates budgeting, planning and financial reporting, and financial controls, as well as assisting with strategic planning and partnering with business units to help develop and execute sales plans.
Prior to joining First Federal Lakewood in 2004, Rick served as CFO for Cornerstone Bank in Springfield, Ohio, and previously held the position of CFO at First Place Bank in Warren, Ohio. He also held positions of increasing responsibility at Rondy and Company, Inc., Firestone Tire and Rubber, Inc., and TLG Corporation. Rick received bachelor’s degrees in accounting and industrial management from the University of Akron.
As a certified public accountant and CFO with more than three decades of experience in the financial services industry, Rick is an accomplished executive whose expertise includes: corporate financial planning, analysis, operational efficiency, risk mitigation, administration and financial management within regulatory environments.