Rick joined Baird in 1977 after earning his B.S. from WKU, majoring in both business and economics. Rick’s decades of experience provide the foundation for the Hobgood Financial Group. Rick is a Baird Certified Wealth Adviser®, and has attended the Securities Industry Institute. Rick is the chairman of the board of Owensboro’s RiverPark Center. Series 6, 7, 9, 10, and 63 licensed and Kentucky Life and Health Insurance licensed.
Rick has a passion for serving his community and currently is chairman of the board of Owensboro RiverPark Center, past chairman of the Owensboro Daviess County Convention and Visitors Bureau, past chairman of the board of the Foundation for Daviess County Public Schools, and past chairman of the board of the Owensboro Metropolitan Planning Commission. Rick and his wife Julie have five children and three grandchildren. In his leisure time Rick enjoys helping out in the community along with traveling, boating, and snow skiing.