Rick began his career in 1992 as an undergraduate at the Young Autism Project at UCLA under the supervision of Dr. Ivar Lovaas. He spent 2 years at the project finishing his time as a supervising student therapist. Following his time at UCLA, Rick joined Autism Partnership at its inception in 1994. Under the tutelage of Dr. Ronald Leaf, Dr. John McEachin, and Dr. Mitchel Taubman, Rick has continued to grow in relation to providing quality ABA with children and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Across the years with Autism Partnership Rick has served as a direct interventionist, case supervisor, parent trainer, consultant, national and international presenter.