Principal Consultant, The Table Group
Founder and President, The Packer Group
Rick brings over 20 years of experience to his partnership with The Table Group. His global consulting clients are CEO’s and executive teams comprised of talented individuals with strong personalities. Rick’s clients love his flexible approach in tackling difficult issues and making sure all team members are accountable to both individual and team commitments. Rick specializes in CEO succession, large privately-held and family-run organizations, and building better relationships between executive teams and board of directors.
Currently, Rick works regularly with CEOs and executive teams in quickly and effectively applying the concepts related to organizational health. His clients span a broad spectrum of various industries, including consumer goods, health care, and insurance.
Prior to partnering with The Table Group, Rick worked for CompuServe and Maximum Impact. At CompuServe he experienced an excellent standard in corporate culture that continues to drive his passion for developing high performance organizations. At Maximum Impact he worked alongside author John C. Maxwell developing leadership solutions for global clients. Rick holds an undergraduate degree from The Ohio State University, an MBA from the University of Dayton, and executive education credentials from Stanford, College of Business.
In addition to his work with consulting clients, Rick serves on the Table Group Practice Advisory Board where he advises on practice-wide strategic direction. At his church, Rick volunteers with middle school students and is an Elder at North Point Ministries. He also serves on the board of directors at Growing Leaders. Rick and his wife Kristy are blessed with raising three daughters. He lives in Atlanta, Georgia.
Partial Client List
- The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
- Cardinal Health
- Centers for Disease Control
- Children's Healthcare
- The Coca-Cola Company
- The Home Depot
- Thompson Construction
“I have worked with Rick on several projects with my past two companies. Rick is usually the first person I reach out to when I have a high profile project that I need to make sure is successful.”
“Rick's commitment to his clients does not end at the conclusion of his contracted assignment. He provides ongoing follow-up with a sincere interest in his clients' progress toward the goals they set during the time he spent with them.”