Rick Siskey’s hometown, Charlotte, NC, is home to the Siskey Family YMCA, an organization he supports for its betterment of his community. The success of Siskey’s firm, Siskey Industries, has afforded him the opportunity to give more than he ever thought possible, says Rick Siskey. This Charlotte, NC native feels that his success is not without the help and support of others and thanks his community through his involvement with nonprofit organizations like the United Way.
According to Rick Siskey, Charlotte, NC is full of bright young minds looking to carve out their spot in the world. Siskey Industries offers startup capital for young entrepreneurs developing a product or service with the potential to create a positive cash flow. So far Siskey has been quite successful in spotting innovative new products and ideas; the companies he’s funded so far have given him enough ROI that he’s able to continue funding projects that are close to his heart, like the “Be a Community Star” program hosted by the Siskey Family YMCA. The program has earned over $750,000 in six short years, all of which has gone to needy families in the Charlotte area.