For over 25 years, Rick has focused on assisting companies in accelerating their revenue growth strategies. He is accomplishedin all aspects of sales and marketing strategy and leadership, including pipeline and forecast management, integrated sales and marketing execution, brand development and positioning, customer experience modeling and demand generation.
He has experience in preparing early, mid-stage and mature companies for acquisition, business transformation, and revenue growth.
Rick often acts as long-term and interim Chief Sales Officer or Chief Revenue Officer to help drive sales transformation and growth. and conducts due diligence engagements with PE firms regarding sales capabilities.
In addition to working with clients such as Accenture, Autodesk, Blackbaud, Deloitte, Deluxe, Digitalsmiths, Fiserv, GE, HP, IBM, Infor,Manhattan Associates, Microsoft, NetApp, Oracle, PeopleMatter,PItney Bowes, QASymphony, Tibco, Vantiv, and WealthEngine.
We contacted LSA to help us design and deliver customized management development programs. LSA worked with us to meet our exact needs. We started at the top with our executive team. It was such a great success that we rolled it out company-wide. We look forward to a long-term partnership with LSA Global and their team of experts.
Barry L. Byrd, SPHR
Human Resources Manager
I had been working with LSA for many years across a few different companies.
Currently, I’m with a company who hadn’t done much new manager training. LSA designed and delivered exactly what we needed at this stage in our life cycle.
Our managers are excited, talking in the halls about the great experience, and applying what they learned.
LSA makes things easy and practical for us. Thank you!
In my years working with LSA, it seems like I’ve had proven and thoughtful experts at my fingertips to help me identify and deliver the right solutions to satisfy our unique needs.
The entire LSA team has become a trusted friend of Actel — ensuring we provide state-of-the-art coaching, leadership development, and management training programs to meet our complex and ever-changing business and people needs.
LSA custom designed a Management Development program that is absolutely “on target” for our technical managers .
Their facilitator has done a superb job delivering the material in a way that is fast paced, highly interactive, and fun. She presents practical solutions to the critical people situations that our managers face every day.
I regard LSA as an excellent partner that understands our business needs and an important virtual member of our HR department.
Vice President Human Resources
We gave LSA a very short deadline to customize an important management training program to meet our unique requirements.
Their facilitator was excellent, an expert in the subject matter, and very credible with our teams.
The targeted design provided practical and valuable information and skills that our managers truly needed.
I highly recommend LSA Global, particularly in the area of management training.
Julaine K. Souza
Senior Vice President
LSA helped change our entire culture around meetings, making them more effective and efficient, thus enabling our leaders, managers, and teams to concentrate on driving more business.
VP of Human Resources
What a personal and professional pleasure it has been to partner with LSA. They are truly a strategic partner.
LSA has delivered top notch management development programs and worked with key teams to build the targeted skills they need.
LSA understands our business, our strategic initiatives, and the needs of our customers. They have been a real blessing for our L&D team.
Director of HR
LSA is an instrumental training outsourcing partner helping us to build leadership and management capacity while strategically investing in our people.
LSA’s flexibility, depth, and breadth of expertise allows us to deliver top quality solutions that are directly tied to key business plans and talent management strategies.
Their ability to custom design, deliver, and evaluate high impact Management Training Programs has been excellent. They are true business partners and a pleasure to work with.
Margaret M. Mader
Vice President, Human Resources
They have done an excellent job diagnosing the business situation, designing an approach that fits our unique culture, and delivering first class solutions. Thank you!
VP Human Resources
LSA exceeded all my expectations.
We interviewed 7 potential training and consulting partners and selected LSA due to their expertise, flexibility, and breadth and depth of leadership solutions.
We were able to design a highly focused and relevant management training course that fit our unique needs.
Our leaders and managers galvanized as a team and are better prepared for the rigors of a leading their teams in a very competitive and fast-changing market.
LSA understands our business, has deep expertise in content areas, and customizes their approach to deliver great results.
The facilitator was extremely knowledgeable about working virtually across cultures. The passion, practices, and tools made the session interesting, fun, and highly valuable.
I highly recommend LSA Global to any company that has global partners or offices.
Human Resources Business Partner
I continue to be impressed by the level of leadership development training and management expertise and quality of advice and facilitation that LSA has to offer.
What a smart and client-centric group of great people who really know how to help assess and develop high performing leaders.
We partnered with LSA Global to help us invest in our people in the areas of performance coaching, diversity, and inclusion. They were very flexible in meeting our specific needs.
LSA exceeded my expectations from a speed, quality, and value standpoint. I would recommend LSA to anyone looking for a true business partner.
Director, Human Resources
We consider LSA Global the top outsourced learning and development partner.
I would highly recommend LSA to any company wanting to deliver high quality and practical learning solutions for their leaders and managers.
Vice President Human Resources
For our go to training outsourcing partner, LSA provides exactly what we want and need – which is not an easy task.
Director, Organizational Excellence & Development
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