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Rick Rockhill
Works at Zarhill Partners Group
Attended Johnson & Wales University
Lives in Burbank, CA
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Love this new Terrence Howard and Madonna music video for Ghosttown

End of world type story. Well done!
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The thing is....
A few of my recent speaking engagements have been to "young" business professionals-- more specifically with 'Millennials'. If this is a term with which you are not familiar, Millennials (or 'Gen Y') refers to people born between 1977 and 1995, which within...
A few of my recent speaking engagements have been to "young" business professionals-- more specifically with 'Millennials'. If this is a term with which you are not familiar, Millennials (or 'Gen Y') refers to people born bet...
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Adventures of Sheldon: Acupuncture Saves The Day
It has been quite some time since an installment of The Adventures of Sheldon appeared here, but this week qualified as blog-worthy.  On Monday, March 16th, I noticed Sheldon was not his usual happy outgoing self. He was quiet, not moving around much and di...
It has been quite some time since an installment of The Adventures of Sheldon appeared here, but this week qualified as blog-worthy.  On Monday, March 16th, I noticed Sheldon was not his usual happy outgoing self. He was quie...
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Morning Coffee Routines with Mr Sheldon
One of the things I've always appreciated about our similarity to dogs is how we are both creatures of habit and familiar routines. As a Standard Poodle, Sheldon is intelligent and studies every move I make, as long as we are together. He knows my routines ...
One of the things I've always appreciated about our similarity to dogs is how we are both creatures of habit and familiar routines. As a Standard Poodle, Sheldon is intelligent and studies every move I make, as long as we are...
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A Whirlwind Coast to Coast Trip
Last week was one of those "coast to coast" trips where I was attending conferences, trade shows, client meetings and public marketplace events. A day meeting in Phoenix , AZ with a client, then it was off to Orlando, FL to attend the Global Pet Expo . As a...
Last week was one of those "coast to coast" trips where I was attending conferences, trade shows, client meetings and public marketplace events. A day meeting in Phoenix, AZ with a client, then it was off to Orlando, FL to at...
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Memories of Easter Past
As one grows older, some of the more simple aspects of life take on greater meaning. I'm particularly grateful to have an appreciation of family traditions and rituals surrounding holidays, seasons and passages of time. Like most families, traditions are pa...
As one grows older, some of the more simple aspects of life take on greater meaning. I'm particularly grateful to have an appreciation of family traditions and rituals surrounding holidays, seasons and passages of time. Like ...
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loved this. Madonna is at her best when she is having fun
 
"Gonna Dress You Up In My Love" Ellen! #MadonnaWeek on +TheEllenShow! #RebelHeart
Ellen brought back her concert series… with one of the most iconic performers of all time. 
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The Power of Positive Thinking
When I was a kid, I read a biography of President Abraham Lincoln, who was something of a hero to me as early as 5th grade. I remember reading some quote attributed to him that was something like: " Most people are about as happy as they make up their minds...
When I was a kid, I read a biography of President Abraham Lincoln, who was something of a hero to me as early as 5th grade. I remember reading some quote attributed to him that was something like: "Most people are about as ha...
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So you're an entrepreneur...now what?
Over the years I've met hundreds of people who describe themselves as an "entrepreneur" of some type.  It sounds exciting, doesn't it? The word is defined as "a person who organizes and manages any enterprise, especially a business, usually with considerabl...
Over the years I've met hundreds of people who describe themselves as an "entrepreneur" of some type.  It sounds exciting, doesn't it? The word is defined as "a person who organizes and manages any enterprise, especially a bu...
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When actor Bill Nighy first heard that Fox Searchlight Pictures was planning a sequel to 2012's sleeper hit "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel," even he was shocked at the decision. "I was quite surpr...
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Pet industry veteran. World Traveler. Managing Partner at Zarhill Partners Group. Speaker. Consultant. Animal Advocate. http://www.ZarhillPartners.com
Introduction
I consider myself the luckiest guy in the world. Living life in the moment and a free spirit.

Twitter @RickRockhill
My dog Sheldon is on Twitter @SheldonGryffin
My blog

My Consulting Firm: Zarhill Partners Group: http://www.ZarhillPartners.com 
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Seasoned executive 25+ years in Brand and Retail companies. Pet industry veteran, advocate for animals. Experienced public speaker and social media fan. A foodie who loves world travel, wine, and pets. Production Consultant in Entertainment industry. I live in Burbank, CA
Education
  • Johnson & Wales University
    MS
  • State University of New York at Stony Brook
    BA
  • Brunel University, London
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Work
Employment
  • Zarhill Partners Group
    Managing Partner, 2015 - present
    Investment Portfolio management, Retail and Brand Consulting.
  • Natural Balance Pet Foods
    Senior Vice President, 2010 - 2015
  • PETCO
    Vice President, 1997 - 2010
  • Lids Sports Group.
    1995 - 1997
  • Fannie May Confections Brands Inc
    1990 - 1995
  • Macy's Inc.
    1986 - 1990
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Currently
Burbank, CA
Previously
Palm Springs, CA - Chicago, IL - New York, NY - Providence, RI - London, England UK - San Diego, CA
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