Rick is the Director of Investment Operations at Vident. He is responsible for the middle and back-office functions of the firm, including reconciliations, trade settlements, and managing brokerage and custodial relationships. He has over 10 years of investment operations experience with both buy-side and sell-side firms, overseeing exchange traded funds (ETFs), mutual funds, SMAs, hedge funds, securitizations, and private funds. Prior to joining Vident Assessment Management, he held senior operations positions at Angel Oak Capital Advisors, Jane Street Capital, and Noble Americas Corp, where he supported investments across a myriad of asset classes, including equities, fixed income, currencies, and physical commodities. Rick holds a B.A. in Psychology with a Special Concentration in Business Management from Columbia University.