SVP of Operations
Rick Pharr joined WebPT in 2017, bringing with him more than 20 years of software experience from several different industries. He’s worked with startups, PE-backed companies, and public corporations and has led teams of all sizes. In his role at WebPT, Rick leads all aspects of the company’s operational activities and oversees all customer service-related departments, including the support and training teams.
Prior to WebPT, Rick was the chief operating and customer officer of SmartVault, a high-growth document management and client portal SaaS organization that tripled in size during his tenure. There, he was responsible for all customer-facing departments, including sales, services, onboarding, and customer success. Prior to SmartVault, Rick was the VP of customer enablement and IT for SMT. There, he transformed the family-owned business into a fast-growing professional organization that sold for $500 million. Before that, Rick oversaw the enterprise security and compliance technical support teams for Symantec and led various R&D functions, global support, and IT groups for BindView Corporation.
Rick graduated with honors as a double major in business management and information systems at the University of Phoenix. A self-proclaimed “foodie,” Rick enjoys listening to music, going to the gym, and spending time with his family.