About Rick Sharga
Mr. Rick Sharga has been Executive Vice President of Auction.com, LLC since July 11, 2013. Mr. Sharga spent more than 20 years developing corporate and product branding strategies for technology start-up companies and international corporations such as DuPont, Fujitsu, Hitachi and Toshiba. He created and executed successful sales and marketing programs in B2B, technology, consumer electronics and retail for companies like JD Edwards, Philips, Cox Communications and Honeywell. He served as Senior Vice President of RealtyTrac, Inc. and served as its Vice President of Marketing since 2004. He was responsible for marketing, business development and data operations. He served as Executive Vice President at Carrington Mortgage Holdings. Mr. Sharga began his career with Foote, Cone and Belding, and also held senior management positions with Ketchum Communications and McGraw-Hill. He founded his own consulting firm, CJ Patrick Company, in 2002 to help companies develop business and brand strategies that clearly communicate a unique value proposition and create a position of competitive advantage. He serves as vice president of the board of directors of REOMAC. Mr. Sharga is a Member of the National Association of Real Estate Editors and the Public Relations Society of America. He is also on the Board of Directors of the Technology Council of Southern California and the Advisory Board of Default Servicing News magazine. He is The 2006 Stevie(R) Award Winner for Best Marketing Executive.