Mr. O'Brien is Managing Director at Hersh Family Investments. Rick is also President of Westham Co, a developer and manufacturer of proprietary mosquito control products. From 2014 – 2018, Rick led private equity investments at M Terry Enterprises. From 1995 – 2014, Rick owned and/or operated several companies in manufacturing, distribution, home services and mortgage servicing. Rick serves on the advisory board of W North Funds I, II and III, all private oil and gas investment funds and is a director at Liberty Capital Bank. Rick serves on the UT Southwestern President’s Advisory Board and is a Trustee of the Hockaday School. From 1991 to 1995 Rick was employed by Texas Instruments where he was a project manager in the corporate development group focusing on acquisitions and divestitures. Prior to Texas Instruments, Rick was an assistant vice president of NCNB (now Bank of America), where he was a corporate lender. Rick graduated with a BA from Vanderbilt University in 1986 and an MBA from Rice University in 1991. Rick is married to Caroline and has four daughters.