Oct. 5, 2017–Rick Frederick / Mobile Bay National Estuary Program "Three Mile Creek Transformation"

Mobile Bay National Estuary Program- Community Relations & Business Resource Manager
Rick Frederick is the Community Relations and Business Resource Manager for the Mobile Bay National Estuary Program. Having spent over 20 years as a Business Development Professional with diversified experience in sales and marketing for the healthcare, education, hospitality, and utility industries, Rick joined the NEP in March 2014. Rick combines his business background with his love of coastal Alabama to meet environmental challenges that lie ahead.
Rick first came to Mobile in the late 1960s when his dad, Rex, was hired as the first head basketball coach at the University of South Alabama. He is a graduate of St. Paul’s Episcopal School and Auburn University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management. After graduation Rick spent several years in Birmingham, New Orleans, Colorado, and Nashville, Tn., before moving back to South Alabama in 2002 and currently resides in Fairhope, Al.
Rick works with private industry, community leaders and local citizens of Mobile and Baldwin counties to ensure they understand the purpose, goals, and objectives of the Mobile Bay NEP. He looks to involve numerous stakeholders from all facets of the community to help ensure a healthy estuary and bay and takes a community based approach to advance local environmental projects on both sides of the bay.