Rick Champagne joined Vision Search Partners in 2014 after spending twenty years as a founding Principal at Koll-Fairfield L.LC. Under Rick’s leadership, the firm became one of the region’s preeminent boutique search firms. Rick served as a trusted talent acquisition partner to companies ranging from start-up to Fortune 10 and, over the years, placed hundreds of financial professionals in executive roles as well as leadership roles in financial reporting, accounting policy, tax, treasury, internal audit and financial planning & analysis. In addition to his work in the Northeast, Rick placed dozens of divisional financial executives throughout the United States.
Before forming Koll-Fairfield, Rick spent nine years with Arthur Lyle Associates Inc., leaving as a Manager. Prior to joining the executive search sector, Rick spent five years in accounting with both US Electric Motors and M/A-COM Inc. He holds a BS in Accounting from Quinnipiac University.
Rick lives in Orange, Connecticut with his wife, Shelley. His daughter, Colby, is a student at Northeastern University and his son, Tyler, graduated from Bentley University and works in the accounting field.