Rick Aab

Rick Aab

Founder & Chairman 

When you Google Richard T. Aab, you will find a plethora of information that supports the integrity of his abundant business success. But the instant you meet him, you realize that it’s not just his unbounded business savvy that is cause for his accomplishments. His energetic personality, entrepreneurial spirit and vision has been proven to guide him to where he is today. When Richard T. Aab watched Robert Tuchrelo pitch his first product invention in West Palm Beach, Florida, he recognized a talent and drive in which he was willing to invest. Mr. Aab is a true American entrepreneur and successful businessman; in 2012 he decided to embark on yet another journey and launch Idea Boxx. His endless energy and leadership qualities encompass everything he does in the business world, community involvement and innumerable charitable activities. And this current collaboration of intellect, leadership and innovation is no exception. You can be sure that with Rick at the helm, Idea Boxx will be coming up on Google as an American success story.

KARE Partners Investor 2004 – Present BOD Member 2012 – Present
PAETEC Holding Corp. (Sold to NYSE: WIN) Vice Chairman, Director 2007 – 2011
Medifast, Inc Board of Directors 2007 – 2008
Ovation Payroll, Inc. (Sold to NYSE: HPY) Founder, Chairman & CEO 2001 – 2012
US LEC Corp. (NASDAQ: CLEC) Chairman of the Board 1999 – 2007 Co-Founder, Chairman & CEO ’96 – ’99
MelRich Associates General Partner ’94 – Present
ACC TelEnterprises LTD. (Toronto Stock Exch: ACL) Chairman & CEO ’88 – ’94
ACC Corp. (Acquired by AT&T) Co-Founder, Chairman & CEO ’82 – ’96
Paine Webber VP ’79 – ’83
Merrill Lynch Investment Rep ’74 – ’79

Clarkson University, 1971, B.S. Economics

Trustee, Rochester Institute of Technology
Trustee, University of Rochester
Trustee, Board of Governors, University of Rochester Medical Center
Aab Cardiovascular Research Institute, University of Rochester Medical Center
Aab Institute of Biomedical Sciences, University of Rochester Medical Center
University of Rochester Medical Center Technology Transfer Advisory Board
Innumerable fund raising charitable activities

Locust Hill Country Club, Rochester, NY (Club Champion 1982)
Oak Hill Country Club, Rochester, NY
Quail Hollow Country Club, Charlotte, NC
The Fox Club, Palm Beach, FL
Medalist Golf Club, Hobe Sound, FL

David Venturo


Rajiv Agarwala


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Our Ideas Are Not.