Rick Edwards is the Director of Community Connections at NorthWestern Energy. Rick has worked for NorthWestern (and formerly The Montana Power Company) for the past 38 years. Rick is currently the President of the Montana State Chamber of Commerce Foundation, the Chair of Headwaters RC&D, and a board member of a variety of organizations including the Butte Local Development Corporation, the Montana Ambassadors, The Montana Economic Developers Association, the Montana Council on Economic Education and the Utility Economic Developers Association.
Rick and his wife Laurie have five children (Ashley, Bryan, Courtney, Karley, and Sean) and four grandchildren (Matt, Mike, Kade and Maddox). Rick graduated from Montana Tech with a degree in Technical Communications.