Rick Merrick
Board Role:  Co-VP, Programs
CIO, TCS Education System

Rick Merrick is the CIO for TCS Education System in Chicago, where his team supports 5 institutions with roughly 7000 students in 13 locations around the country. With a team of 40 IT professionals, he is responsible for strategic planning of IT initiatives as well as day to day operations, which includes everything from datacenter operations and data/ telecommunication to business applications and desktop support.

Previously, Rick worked as Director of IT for K12 inc and Director of Business Applications for Cardean Learning Group. Rick holds of Bachelors degree from Case Western Reserve University and is a recent graduate of the SIM RLF program.