A Few Words About Me
Rick Lochner is president and CEO of Chicago-based RPC Leadership Associates Inc. RPC’s mission is to help organizational leadership teams, business owners, and nonprofit boards align their strategic plans to improve and enhance customer loyalty and increase profitability.
Prior to starting RPC in 2008, Mr. Lochner joined a private company that had received their second round of funding and needed to place a high level of importance on operational excellence. Mr. Lochner rose to the challenge and soon two-thirds of the company reported to him. After two years the company was sold, growing from $30 million to $140 million.
Before that, Mr. Lochner was a former executive with Sprint Corp. As vice president for Sprint Business, he was responsible for the central United States and 640 people.
Mr. Lochner is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point. He is an adjunct professor at Aurora University and a visiting professor at the Keller Graduate School of Management at DeVry University.