President, CEO, Deckelbaum & Associates
Rick Deckelbaum has been a business leader, entrepreneur and civic leader in North Carolina during his 30 plus year career. Throughout his career, Rick has earned a reputation in the executive search industry for excellence, and is recognized as one of the industry?s best recruiters. He graduated from the University of South Carolina with a B.A. in International Relations and has enjoyed a stellar career in the executive search profession. Rick joined Fortune Personnel Consultants and was the CEO of the #1 franchise in the nationwide system of over 100 offices. He was consistently recognized in the Fortune system as a top recruiter in the nation. Rick sold his company in 2003 to his partners. Rick continues to specialize, as he did at Fortune, in retained executive search. His innate ability to identify, attract and recruit industry stars has made it possible, for those companies for which he recruits, to build their management and executive teams with world class talent. In addition, Rick serves on the Board of Advisors of The Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce, non-profit, Civic and Corporate Boards, including serving on the Board of Directors of the Make-A-Wish Foundation for Eastern North Carolina.