Author | Influencer | Investor | Mentor

Rick is a highly motivated business leader, financial tactician and author of The Financially Independent Millennial.  He has a proven track record as a respected, influential business leader, and brings a proven ability to translate vision into reality.

Born raised in Canada, Rick is both fluent in both English and French and is currently working on his Italian. He is an energetic business person who values honesty and integrity.

Rick’s 20+ year background in tech startups, M&A, and in the board room allows him to best meet the needs of just about any type of client- whether they are  sophisticated investors, entrepreneurs, or even celebrities.  

Rick started his career very young, and by the age 35 he had sold his companies and became financially independent. 


Rick’s latest endeavour is The Surplus Academy – an online community that helps folks achieve Financial Independence. This might seem like a an impossible goal, but, it’s definitely possible! Through podcasts, blog posts, and social media, people will not only learn what worked for him, but they will also be exposed to what worked for others.

Rick is currently living in Modena, Italy and when not thinking about business, he loves travelling, technology, cooking, and wine.