Rick has a wealth of knowledge used in financial, investment, and business planning. He graduated with highest honors from the University of Tennessee with a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration.  He was awarded the Chancellor’s Citation by graduating number one in the School of Business.   After working for Arthur Anderson in Atlanta for several years, he gained valuable experience running his own business.  He started with NBZ in 1989.

Rick has significant experience with structuring small and large businesses, partnership tax, real estate, divorce planning, and consulting. Rick also focuses on investment planning as a registered investment advisor and partner in NBZ Investment Advisors, LLC.

Rick is on the financial committee for the Knoxville Chamber of Commerce and has served on several boards including the Bearden Foundation and United Way.  Rick is a member of the AICPA and the TSCPA.