Rick is responsible for the development and advancement of the manufacturing, distribution & wholesalers, and technology practices. He ensures that his teams are both technically proficient, and current on various trends and topics that affect these industries.  In addition, Rick and his teams design, implement and monitor insurance and risk management programs that help their clients regain control of their insurance expenses.

He holds both the Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) and the Accredited Advisor of Insurance (AAI) designations, and is a licensed Property & Casualty insurance agent in the states of PA, NJ & DE. He received his Bachelor’s degree from Ithaca College.

Mr. French serves as the Executive Director of the Finance Leaders Association of Philadelphia (FLAP), a networking and education group dedicated to support finance and accounting professionals in the Greater Philadelphia region. He also serves as a board member for Business Leaders Organized for Catholic Schools (BLOCS), an organization that connects the business community and Catholic schools to establish financial assistance to families in need and to bolster school infrastructures.

Rick and his wife Liz, reside in Ambler, PA with their son and two daughters.

Specialized Industries

  • Technology
  • Manufacturing
  • Wholesale / Distribution
  • Private Equity

Associations

  • Co-founder of Technology Forum of Delaware (f.k.a. Digital Delaware)
  • PACT (Philadelphia Alliance for Capital & Technologies)
  • New Jersey Technology Council
  • Drexel University Baiada Institute Incubator Competition – Judge
  • BLOCS (Business Leaders Organized for Catholic Schools)
  • New Jersey Food Processors Association
  • Manufacturers Alliance of Bucks and Montgomery Counties
  • Risk Management Partner for MEA (MidAtlantic Employers Association)
  • Executive Director of FLAP (Finance Leaders Association of Philadelphia)

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