Rick Spears is a Business Advisor assigned to the SBDC Capital Team. Rick brings over 30 years of experience in the commercial banking industry including senior management assignments as president and CEO, executive lending officer and chief financial officer. He has managed multi-state retail and small business banking groups and been a director of 10 banks. He has held a multi-state sales management role in a related specialty financial services firm. He has founded or co-founded three small businesses.
Rick has a BBA in Accounting from Eastern Michigan University and is a graduate of the BAI School for Bank Administration from the University of Wisconsin-Madison Graduate School of Business.