Co-Founder and General Partner
Rick has been involved in water treatment and water technology for 25 years, with experience in segments including drinking water, storm water, waste and process water and swimming pool and spa treatment. Previously, Rick was President of Muntech Products, a consumer products company which grew revenue by over three times during his nearly two year tenure.
Rick also led global sales and business development at the water technology start-up HaloSource for nine years. As Senior Vice President, Global Water Business, and then President, GM Americas, he led the growth stage of the business from $3 million in sales to a $16 million annual run rate upon his departure in 2012. Rick was an active participant on the Senior Leadership team of the company, raising several rounds of venture funding, including participation in the three-man roadshow team for a successful $85 million IPO on the AIM market in London in 2011 that was significantly oversubscribed. Mr. Lockett attended the University of Texas at Austin, studying business administration as a National Merit Scholar.