Rick Upton


  • 3-year Business degree from St. Lawrence College

Business Background

  • Store Manager at Zellers for 22 years before moving to Zellers Head Office as a Senior Buyer, responsible for a $100 million budget.

  • Senior Vice President for 10 years at Anglo Canadian, a housewares import company. In this role, Rick was responsible for an $80 million budget and 100 people, including 6 managers.

  • Owner, RWorld Office Essentials: for the last 16 years Rick has successfully operated his Office Supply business.

  • Founder and operator of the Stouffville Home & Lifestyle Show, a successful event that promotes local businesses and services.

  • Town Councillor for Ward 4 in Whitchurch-Stouffville .

 Commitment to the Whitchurch-Stouffville community

  • Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors

  • Stouffville Networking Professionals, Co-Founder and Chairman

  • BNI Networking, President

  • Whitchurch-Stouffville Softball Association, Director and Coach

  • Neighbourhood Watch, Co-Founder

  • Heart and Stroke Foundation, Volunteer

  • Santa Claus Parade, Volunteer

  • Stouffville Legion, Member

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