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Rick Sanders

Chief Financial Officer


Rick Sanders is Chief Financial Officer at Blanca Commercial Real Estate, Inc., the leading independently owned commercial real estate services firm in Florida. Mr. Sanders oversee all finance, accounting and operational functions of the firm. He supports our strategic growth efforts by identifying new areas for revenue growth and expansion, as well as, leads initiatives to streamline finance, accounting and operational functions by implementing new protocols and leveraging technological tools. With over 17 years of experience in a Finance and Operations role, Mr. Sanders brings vast knowledge and expertise to the firm.

Prior to joining Blanca Commercial Real Estate, Mr. Sanders was the Director of Finance for 50 Eggs, Inc./Yardbird Group, where he oversaw financial operations for seven (7) restaurants internationally with 600 employees yielding more than $40MM in revenue. During his tenure, he was responsible for financial reporting and interfacing with the Yardbird private equity investor group and management team of the business. He implemented new operational systems to streamline various functions of the business and managed budgets, forecasting and opening of new locations across the company’s portfolio of restaurants. Before joining 50 Eggs, Inc./Yardbird Group, Mr. Sanders was in charge of growth, finance and operations for his family business, Pasta Factory Company, for over a decade. During his time at the company he led geographic growth and expansion of the business.

Mr. Sanders received a bachelor’s degree in finance and business administration, as well as, a master’s degree in finance and management from Florida International University.