Rick’s Automotive has proudly served the Springfield area since 1980, and firmly believes that all businesses have a responsibility to give back. Rick is passionate about his involvement with and his support of those crucial organizations that help change the lives of people in need within the local community.

This involvement has been recognized through numerous awards Rick and Rick’s Automotive have received throughout the years, including Southeast Rotary Volunteer of the Year Award, Council of Churches Gift of Time Award, Excellence Award from the Kitchen, United Way 100% Employee Participation Award from 2000-2011, James River Basin Partnership Clean Water in Recognition for Outstanding Support and Protection of Water Quality in the Ozarks, ASA Green Star Award for Environmentally Friendly Practices, and National Philanthropy Day Outstanding Small Business of the Year Award, which resulted from a vote. Rick’s was selected out of 468 shops the ASA MO/Kansas Shop of the Year.

Rick has been involved in numerous boards and clubs, and is a supporter of many local charities and organizations throughout southwest Missouri.