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Rick Stearns

Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operations Officer

Rick Stearns serves as the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operations Officer for Origami Risk and oversees all financial activities including strategic planning, financial planning and analysis, customer insights and analysis, mergers and acquisitions, accounting, tax, and treasury. Rick has over 25 years of experience working in financial services and has advised numerous public and private companies on matters relating to corporate finance and strategy.

Prior to joining Origami, Rick was the Founder and Managing Partner of Riker Capital, a Chicago-based merchant banking firm. Prior to that, he was a Managing Director at Lazard.

Rick received the Dean’s Award for Academic Achievement at J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management where he earned a Master’s in Management. He received his B.A. from Amherst College.