Rick Edwards

DIR, OPERATIONS

Rick brings 15 years of leadership experience to The World Games 2022 between military and professional management roles. He is the Director of Operations supporting all non-field of play operations and oversees the logistics & procurement operations.

Rick joins The World Games 2022 as a loaned executive from Altec Industries, where he most recently served in an executive role as the Plant Manager of Altec’s Birmingham Manufacturing Plant.

Rick is a combat Veteran of the U.S. Army having served in Conventional and Special Operations Forces. After his military service, Rick attended Jacksonville State University double-majoring in Industrial Management and Occupational Health & Safety. He is currently pursuing a Master of Business from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Ricks serves on the Engineering Alumni Council for JSU and is an advocate for Alabama Veterans. Rick and his wife, Autumn, are the parents of three children, Alexander, Everett, Benjamin, and will be welcoming their fourth son in August of 2020.

 


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