Rick Boggs was born and raised in the Sunshine State. In his senior year of high school he entered into the Emergency Medicine program at Edison Community College in Ft. Myers. He completed his certification and became a Florida State Certified Emergency Medical Technician – Basic when he was 18 years old.

After high school Rick enrolled in the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale to pursue his passion for design. While there he served as Student Government President, IDSA Secretary, and was a member of other clubs and organizations. In 2004 he had the privilege of being the Graduate Speaker for the Summer Commencement Ceremony where he graduated with the Honors Program Graduate of Distinction Award in the Bachelor's Program of Industrial Design.

Rick started working as a professional model-maker for Scale Models, Arts, and Technologies, Inc. after graduation. During his tenure there he was able to work on the first annual Aventura Station holiday display at Aventura Mall in Aventura, Florida. He also worked as a model-maker and Project Manager on a 62 foot long, 1/16th scale model backdrop for the Tibbals Learning Center at The Ringling Museum in Sarasota, Florida.

After honing his technical abilities Rick decided that it was time to use more of his creative talents. In doing so, he became the designer for Great Southern Studios Miami. While there he has had the pleasure of designing and assisting with fabrication of sets, props, and displays for various TV commercials, special events, and other promotions. He interfaces with many different individuals in all areas of the commercial arts. Some of these include agencies, art departments, directors, public relations firms, retail environments, and event coordinators.

Beyond the scope of full-time employment, Rick also enjoys consulting for inventors, entrepreneurs, and other design houses. He has been approached to design and develop products, medical devices, exhibits, illustrations, and branding packages. He also serves as a member of the Curriculum Committee for the Visual Arts Department at Miami International University of Art and Design, is a member in good standing with the Industrial Design Society of America, and enjoys exploring new avenues of design and manufacturing.