Rick StoneBusiness Development Maxwell Products Inc.
Rick Stone grew up outside of Albany NY in the early 1970’s. At an early age, while still in high school, he helped part time in his father’s equipment distribution business and quickly developed an understanding that helped form his appreciation for what is now called the pavement preservation industry. Following high school he earned a prestigious full scholarshipeducation. Rick attended St. Lawrence University and earned a BA in Government before moving on to receive his MBA at George Washington University in Washington DC. Highlights of this era included studying governments and institutions while abroad in Vienna, Moscow and Leningrad. Upon entering the job market Rick had brief stints working with the Federal government in DC and the financial markets in the private sector. He then returned to the family equipment and pavement repair materials distribution business in the early 1980’s and has been working towards improving the infrastructure of roads and bridges ever since. Rick has garnered a national and regional reputation for his knowledge in working with hot pour pavement preservation crack and joint sealing processes, equipment and materials. Over his 34 year career Rick has worked with State DOTs, Federal and State Agencies and Authorities, County, local town governments and contractors throughout the Northeast to ensure proper procedures, materials and equipment to prolong the life cycles of asphalt and concrete pavements.