Rick joined AIS in 1984. His professional licenses include FINRA Series 7, 24, 63, and life, health, and variable annuity. He has a BS from Morehead State University. Rick served two terms as a State Representative in the Kentucky House of Representatives. For many years he served on the Board of the Cawood Ledford Boys & Girls Club. He remains very involved in the Harlan community and Tri-State area, currently serving on a Community Advisory Board for MBC Bank.