Rick Hulse has been a member of the Operational Excellence Society team since it’s beginning. He heads up the society’s business-development activities and initiatives, and advises members on programs.
Hulse’s executive experience ranges from director to senior VP to owner/partner, which gives him the rare ability to understand and overcome the unique new business-development challenges many firms face today.
As a business-development executive focused on Operational Excellence, Rick has over 17 years of experience building high-performance consulting teams. Based on his extensive experience, he is able to align best-in-class subject-matter consulting expertise with the voice and needs of the client. When a company engages Mr. Hulse, revenue is the result, driven by a satisfied client.
Over the past 17 years, Rick has built a personal and professional network composed of centers of influence (CIO). This network creates significant value when developing and orchestrating complex consulting projects and partnerships.
With a steady hand and a mission to deliver value to clients, Mr. Hulse continually listens to understand each client’s situation and current state, helps them create a vision, and guides them to achieve an agreed-upon future state. His unique abilities have made Rick a trusted advisor and strategic resource for such industry leaders as Citrix, Microsoft, and International Paper.
Hulse is a long-standing member of the Sigma Tau Gamma National Brotherhood, whose principles are: value, learning, leadership, excellence, benefit and integrity. These are the building blocks and key qualities at the core of his being that have lead to his professional and personal success.
Rick holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the State University of New York. He devotes his free time and industry experience as a volunteer, supporting and fund-raising for the S.P.C.A., the National Cancer Society and the Susan G. Komen Fund. Additionally, Rick and his wife dedicate a great deal of time and resources to their local school district, supporting and bettering the educational experience of less fortunate students.