Rick Hayes is the President of Ingenuity, Inc. where he directs all the company's operations, business development, recruiting, and acquisitions. Prior to founding Ingenuity, Rick started Emerald's Southern Region by opening offices in Birmingham, Alabama and Dallas, Texas. Later, he opened an additional Emerald office in Atlanta, Georgia giving the Southern Region three offices to leverage for project delivery, business development, and recruiting. Rick brings proven leadership and over 20 years of experience in the information technology and consulting industries.
Mr. Hayes also serves on the Pelham City Council. He joined the council in 2012 and is currently serving his second term. He is a graduate of Pelham High School and received his B.S. in Finance, Banking & Statistics from the University of South Alabama. He and his wife Joni live in Pelham and have three children.