Rick started his career in natural gas marketing at Hadson Gas Services in 1993. Rick’s initial focus was on scheduling gas in the Rocky Mountains and Western regions where he soon transitioned into purchasing supply for term markets and trading physical gas on Transwestern, El Paso and CIG pipelines. Hadson was purchased by LG&E Natural Gas Marketing in 1996. Rick stayed with LG&E after the purchase until they moved the trade floor to Louisville Kentucky. After LG&E, Rick moved to USGT where he traded financial and physical products for the west and southwest regions of the U.S. Rick’s next career move was to PanCanadian Energy Services, Inc where he was the Manager of the West region, where in that role he was responsible for all aspects of trading and commercial operations in the Western United States. Finally, Rick joined United Energy Trading, LLC (UET) in March 2003. As Director of Marketing and Trading, Rick has helped develop both the Western region and the Midcontinent region of the United States for UET. Furthermore, Rick helps to handle all of the financial hedging for UET and UETC. Rick is a graduate from Baylor University with a BBA in Marketing and Finance.