Rick Forcier joined Faust Distributing Company in 1998. He has experience in the beverage sales and distribution industry. Prior to being named Executive Vice President and General Manager, Forcier served as Vice President of Sales for 4 years.
In his current role, Forcier is responsible for sales, operations and supplier relations. Prior to joining Faust Distributing Company, Forcier served as Vice President of Sales for Brooks Distributing Company, a beverage distributor that covered Montgomery County, Texas, with sister companies serving Brazos and Brazoria Counties.
Forcier served briefly as Vice President of Operations with Cash America International, based in Fort Worth, Texas. After beginning his career as a Store Director for Almac’s Inc. in Rhode Island, Forcier joined the Southland Corporation, parent company to 7-Eleven Convenience Stores. Forcier served in several positions during his 8 year tenure with the company, most of which encompassed supervising sales and operations for multiple districts throughout Southeast Texas and Southwest Louisiana.
Forcier graduated in 1975 from the University of Rhode Island with a Bachelor of Arts degree. He is a member of several civic and community groups. Additionally, he is a member of the Heineken Distributor Council, MillerCoors Central Region Distributor Council, Boston Beer Mid-America Distributor Council and the KEG 8. He currently resides in Clear Lake City with his wife Christy.