Following graduation from the University of Oklahoma in 1977 with a Bachelor of Science of Environmental Design and a Bachelor of Architecture with Distinction. His foundation in construction started in the family garage where he learned woodworking from his father, an industrial arts teacher. While at OU Rick began working in several firms and eventually becoming partner in the firm of Remy McKinney Associates until 1986, gaining extensive experience in commercial, office, retail, and real estate development projects. 

In 1986, he formed The McKinney Partnership Architects with a focused commitment to providing exceptional and innovative design solutions to fit the specific needs of his clients. Rick’s experience and keen awareness of planning, construction, development, and design afford the firm an overall level of expertise that is specific and supportive of all our work. 

Away from the office, Rick enjoys time with his expanding family, golf, woodworking, the mountains, and his church.