Rick Gorko is a business development manager for the Small Business Development Center at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Rick possesses extensive experience in the business development and finance fields. He has held senior management positions in banking and business development organizations, including 16 years as director of the Small Business Development Center in Niagara County, New York. In these leadership roles, he has provided guidance on market expansion and business development initiatives that have resulted in the growth and success of hundreds of small businesses. He also has led international trade delegations to several countries in Europe and China.
Rick holds a B.A. in economics from Buffalo State College and is a graduate of the Executive Development Program from the National School of Finance and Management at Fairfield University.