Dick received his undergraduate degree from Northeastern University and his MBA from the University of Texas. He worked for Johnson & Johnson from 1967 – 1978 and served in various financial and IT positions. Prior to that, he worked for a major bank group from Boston, MA. Dick retired from Behlen and remains on the Behlen Mfg. Co Board of Advisors. He is also very active in community activities and serves on the board of a local bank.