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Business Domain Leader

Ricky Paradise

Ricky Paradise

President - Fiorella's Jack Stack Barbecue

Ricky Paradise is a seasoned executive in organizational growth and leadership team building. Equally analytical and engaging, he blends his detail-oriented approach with authentic servant-leadership.
A driven force for business transformation, he has advanced organizations in many industries —
from shipping and retail to marketing and manufacturing. Ricky has:

● Grown a small business from $200K to several million in revenue in two years
● Moved a manufacturing company from unprofitable to $4.1 million in revenue
● Established a successful distribution center from scratch
● Transformed a national ecommerce division from stagnant to thriving and profitable

Intentional and thorough, Ricky dives deep into the organizations he serves and doesn’t come
up for air until he’s assessed every aspect. His background in accounting, finance and law
makes him uniquely equipped in all facets of business operations.

Praised for his ownership mentality, Ricky leads by example and rallies his employees for
excellence. With both a heart for his people and an eye on the bottom line, he builds and
executes strategies for lasting business growth.

Areas of Expertise:

● Organizational development & transformation
● Establishing and building new divisions
● National retail and distribution
● Small to mid-size business development
● Initiating growth strategies
● Entrepreneurship
● Executive leadership