President & CEO ,
Rick is the President and Founder of ESSE Canada, a water resource management firm providing warranty, operation, maintenance, inspection and management services for drinking water and wastewater treatment clients in Ontario and Nova Scotia . He is a Past President of OOWA and has held a Director position with the Association for the past 8 years, serving as Chair on several committees. Rick also founded ATAO Resources, an investment company with equity positions in several water and wastewater businesses in Ontario. Rick has a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology, Bachelor of Applied Science in Public Health, Post-graduate Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety, and is a certified public health inspector.