Rick is a native of Youngstown, OH. He came to Cleveland to attend John Carroll University in the early 1970’s. In the summers, he began working for Decker Steel in the warehouse. In 1975, after graduating from John Carroll, Rick came into the office, selling pipe valves and fittings. Rick met his wife Allison at Deckers. They’ve resided in Parma Heights all their married lives, raising three children.