Rick Walter

President, Rite Way and Signature

Rick is the President of Rite Way Heating, Cooling & Plumbing.

Rick has been in the residential HVAC industry since 1988 where he rose from office assistant to general manager to now president. He purchased Rite Way in 2007 and has more than tripled its revenue and grown its employee base from less than 50 to more than 140. Rite Way is consistently ranked as one of the Top HVAC companies in the country, winning numerous industry awards including the Lennox Circle of Excellence, Dave Lennox Signature Award, the prestigious Trane President’s Award, and has been voted a Top Tucson Medium Size Employer. The company and its employees are a cornerstone of the Tucson community supporting various nonprofits and organizations such as Lennox Feel the Love, Tim Tebow’s Night to Shine, March of Dimes, American Cancer Society and the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona.  

Rick earned his B.A. in Education from Colorado State University. His industry credentials and education include BPI certification, HERS rater, HVAC design, and training in multiple Building Science disciplines. Rick holds HVAC and Plumbing licenses in Arizona and New Mexico.