January Monthly Luncheon

This month’s luncheon will be at 11:30, January 11th, at the Saltgrass Steak House, 10614 Research Blvd., across from Costco. Our speaker is Rick Minicozzi ’86 who will tell us how he and his team have upgraded the Thayer Hotel, the programs they have implemented and their plans for the future.

Upon graduation, Rick served at Ft. Hood and is a combat veteran of Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm. Rick founded a real estate investment company and is a value investor and has invested, developed, and turned around many properties in Austin, Texas, over 30 years.

Rick founded Always There Property Management Services (ATPMS) in 1999. ATPMS provides property management services to both his personal multi-family portfolio, as well as, those of other owners and home owners associations

In 2009 he led a partnership to acquire the Historic Thayer Hotel, re-capitalize, renovate, and restore it to the quality that is expected at West Point. Today Rick is the Managing General Partner and owner of the Historic Thayer Hotel at West Point.

In 2010 Rick led a group of West Point graduates to found the Thayer Leader Development Group (TLDG) at West Point. TLDG provides executive leadership and ethics education coupled with experiential learning, team building, and guest speaker program to help build leaders of character by offering leadership and ethics education grounded in the United States Army leadership philosophy of “Be, Know, Do” and the United States Military Academy at West Point values of “Duty, Honor, Country” in the inspirational venue of the Historic Thayer Hotel at West Point.

In 2011 Rick co-founded Iron Sword Enterprises, Inc., a New York based construction company. He is also founder of ESR Development, Inc. in Austin, Texas.

In 2014 Rick founded Lone Star Peak Performance (LSPP). LSPP is an experience offered at the M5 Ranch on the beautiful Lake Buchanan just northwest of Austin, Texas. LSPP provides TEAMs an inspirational venue for a team meeting, planning session, or retreat that can be coupled with experiential learning through an expert team-building program.

Bring a classmate!