Rick Morris has over 25 years of business management and corporate communications experience.In 2000, Mr. Morris founded Fleet Walker Video to produce videos for established corporations and emerging businesses. Fleet Walker has delivered national broadcast commercials, sales, marketing and training videos, video news releases and special event productions for a variety of clients, including General Electric, SunGard, AMEX, First Round Capital and GlaxoSmithKline.
As co-founder of The DEM Group, the Philadelphia area’s first full-service marketing firm dedicated to the high-technology sector, Mr. Morris served as Executive Vice President/CFO from 1995 through 1999. He built the company’s annual revenues to $4,000,000 in 5 years, earning the company ranking on the Philadelphia 100 list of fastest growing companies for the third consecutive year in 1999. In addition to managing daily operations, he oversaw the company’s major, strategic accounts, including Lucent Technologies, PECO, Martin Marietta and Johnson & Johnson.
Mr. Morris is also the executive producer, writer, and director of the independent film White Men Can’t Rap, which won a Best Feature Film Award at the Philadelphia Film Festival. Morris wrote, produced and directed Closed Doors: The Integration of Baseball, a documentary that won the Robert Peterson Award for Excellence in Baseball Research from the Society for American Baseball Research.