Director of Commercial Properties
Rick Avard is a native of Omaha and has been working in the Facilities Management/Property Management field for more than 30 years. He began his career as the Facilities Director for The Pacesetter Corporation, managing more than 80 properties nationwide. He then assisted in the privatization of base housing for The Burlington Capital Group before moving on to becoming the Director of Buildings, Grounds & Student Transportation for Westside Community Schools. After this, he became the Facilities Manager for all the Wells Fargo locations in Nebraska and Kansas, as well as the Facilities Manager for Sirius Computer Solutions, handling locations all over the western part of the United States.
Rick is an accomplished part-time musician and has played all over the United States, as well as a few foreign countries. He recently made his debut as pianist with the Omaha Symphony for an Aretha Franklin tribute show and plays regularly on Sundays at Countryside Community Church.
In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife, 2 daughters and grandson and is an avid music collector.