Richard ("Rick") Hood
Drupal lead @ Common Media
Richard ("Rick") Hood graduated with a BS from Brown University in 1979 and an MS from MIT in 1981. In 1981 he entered the family marine business, The Ted Hood Companies, located in Marblehead, MA, which later relocated to Portsmouth, RI, in 1986. He was President of that business from 1991 until 1999 when it was sold to the investment group Bain Willard Companies, LP who had previously purchased Hinckley Yachts.
In 2000 Richard left the company to launch a new career in web development, video, and graphic design. In 2009 Rick and launched the Yacht Insider's Guide (http://www.yachtinsidersguide.com/) with business partner Anne Vandromme which continues to grow each year. In 2011 Rick joined Common Media. Rick is currently Drupal lead at Common Media http://commonmedia.com/.