Rick has been our parade master for many years. He works as Development and Administrative Assistant for The Gathering Place after a long banking career, serving most recently as CEO of Members First Credit Union. Previously, he was Vice President of People’s United Bank (formerly Chittenden Bank) in the Putney branch for 14 years. He is a graduate of Brattleboro Union High School and has completed business courses through Greenfield Community College. His previous working experience included being a General Supervisor for the American Optical Company, Field Manager for a local sprinkler company and Financial Services Representative for MetLife Securities.