Rick Foster is the President of US Marble leading a team of more than 200 employees with two large manufacturing operations based in Michigan and Tennessee. Rick has more than two decades of manufacturing management and human resources experience. He joined US Marble more than 10 years ago initially serving as Vice President of Human Resources before being appointed to President. During his tenure, US Marble has expanded its business, strengthened its relationships with new and existing customers, and increased revenue by nearly 3x.
Rick has built a dedicated management team that shares his vision and his passion for US Marble with all company employees. His belief that a successful business is developed by empowering people to have pride in the products they produce and feel a sense of accomplishment for the work they do is buttressed by an open-door policy, welcoming employee suggestions and feedback, and reinforced by a leadership approach that inspires enthusiasm throughout the company. Rick enjoys the challenges of working with cross-functional teams, problem solving, and executing plans for the continued growth of US Marble.
Rick graduated from the University of Tennessee, and served 10 years in the U.S. Air Force. Rick lives in West Michigan with his wife, Vicki, where he enjoys staying active and spending time with his family and his dogs.