Industry Specialist - Aerospace
Rick is an experienced senior operations leader and accomplished CEO with over 30 years of experience. He has successfully led two middle-market aerospace and defense businesses in his career. Currently, Rick is the CEO of Hynes Industries, a producer of customized metal products. Rick also serves on the Advisory Council for Graham Partners portfolio company, DTI.
Previously, Rick served as CEO of Align Aerospace LLC. Prior to that, he served as President and CEO of former Graham Partners portfolio company, Schneller. Before that he served as Managing Director of Investment Banking at Key Corp, Vice President of Finance and Corporate Development for Valvoline Oil Company, Vice President of Finance at Horsburgh & Scott, and Senior Manager of Strategic Planning and Consulting at Ernst & Young.
Rick earned his B.B.A. in Accounting and Finance from the University of Notre Dame, and went on to earn his M.B.A. from Harvard Business School thereafter.