About Rick

Rick DeckelbaumRick Deckelbaum has been a business leader, civic leader and entrepreneur in North Carolina during his more than 30-year career. Throughout his career, Rick has earned a reputation in the executive search industry for excellence, and is recognized as one of the industry’s finest recruiters.

A graduate from the University of South Carolina with a B.A. in International Relations, Rick’s enjoyed a stellar career in the executive search profession. Rick joined Fortune Personnel Consultants and became the CEO of their #1 franchise in Fortune’s nationwide system of 100+ offices. Along the way, Rick was consistently recognized as Fortune’s top recruiter in the nation. Rick sold his franchised company in 2003 to his partners.

Rick continues to specialize, as he did at Fortune, in retained executive search. Rick is highly respected for his expansive business network and his refined skills for identifying and attracting industry stars for his client companies as they build their management and executive teams with world-class talent.

In addition, Rick serves on the Board of Advisors of The Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce, Non-Profit, Civic and Corporate Boards, including serving on the Board of Directors of the Make-A-Wish® Foundation for Eastern North Carolina.

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