headshots5_color (1)Richard D. Barraza

Vice President of Administration

Since 2007, Rick has been managing all of Fulcrum’s corporate, financial and administrative activities. He has also developed all of Fulcrum’s systems, back office processes and controls. Rick brings more than two decades of experience in corporate business management, communications, accounting and finance. Prior to joining Fulcrum, he held senior accounting, finance and communications positions, most recently serving as Senior Vice President for both Investor Relations and Corporate Communications at Calpine. While at Calpine he established the accounting system, led their annual corporate and project budgeting process, managed communications with Wall Street, worked closely with the CFO on all debt and equity capital markets transactions and in 2000 was awarded “Investor Relations Officer” of the year by Investor Relations Magazine. Rick has a B.S. in accounting from San Jose State University.