Team bios

Rick Higdon

Board Advisor

Rick Higdon has spent the past 35 years working in various finance, sales, and executive management roles in the technology industry. He has deep experience in international business development and has worked with companies in the energy, mining, and transportation industries. Rick started his career in auditing and is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive).

After early roles in internal audit and corporate accounting, Rick went to work for an ERP software firm where he managed global budgeting and planning while living in Australia, and then moved to South America where he took on a business development role. He later worked as CFO of a mobile computing firm and led the sale of the company to private equity firm, GFI Energy Ventures. He then worked for GFI as president of an operating unit and supported the roll-up of four technology firms that were later sold to Oracle.  After leaving GFI, he founded the systems integration firm, Turnpoint Solutions, and after seven years of growth, Rick sold the company to Five Point partners who were later acquired by EY.  Rick worked at EY as an Executive Director before retiring in 2016.

In addition to serving as a Senior Board Advisor with BCA, Rick is currently serving as a board advisor for two technology companies and is serving as president for one of those companies. He also serves as Chair of the Board of Trustees for Brescia University and is a board member of the Lingap Center Children’s Foundation.