Rick Gardner
Term: 2015-18

Rick Gardner, from Concord, North Carolina, is the Planogram Development Manager for Delhaize America (Food Lion) based in Salisbury, North Carolina.   Rick attended Stanly Community College (SCC) and continued his education at Catawba College where he earned his Bachelor's degree in Business Management.

Rick's FBLA-PBL career starting in 1979, as a freshman in high school, and continued through college.  He served as chapter President, Vice-President, and Parliamentarian at SCC.  He was the 1984-85 NCPBL State President and National Who's Who recipient.  He has continued his involvement through the Professional Division serving as a conference workshop speaker, competitive event judge and serving as the 2015-2016  NCPBL PDF Vice President.

His goals are to work closely with the PDF to seek funding, increase membership, and bring more awareness to the goals and purpose of NCPBL to help support the college students.  The student's success is why he is eager to serve.