Rick Boone started working with Coast CCA in 2008, while teaching part-time at Orange Coast College. In 2010, he completed the year-long Building Strong Locals Academy through the Community College Association, the state-wide community college constituency of CTA. That same year, he was also honored with CCA’s We Honor Ours service award. Through 2012, Rick served Coast CCA in the roles of Vice President, Interim Treasurer and Consultant. In Fall 2012, he was hired by Coast CCA as Executive Director to assist the Association build consistency and transparency for its members.
Professionally, Rick brings to Coast CCA years of experience in business and project management, contract negotiations and conflict resolution. While teaching part-time, he also worked in real estate investments as a licensed agent, starting in 2002. Rick earned his Master’s Degree in Business Administration from CSU Fullerton, continues to teach periodically in both public and private institutions and has worked in creating university partnerships for transfer students.