RELEASE: MASS. GOVERNOR CHARLIE BAKER ENDORSES RICK GREEN FOR CONGRESS
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 31, 2018
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This morning Governor Charlie Baker announced his official endorsement for Rick Green for Congress in Massachusetts' 3rd Congressional District.
“I am proud to endorse Rick Green for the 3rd Congressional District seat,” says Governor Charlie Baker.
“Rick is a problem solver with a proven record of success. He is a hands-on leader who isn’t afraid to take on challenges and I think we need more people like him down in Washington. I know that he will be a tireless advocate for the people of his district and for Massachusetts.”
"It it truly an honor to receive Governor Baker's endorsement" said Green. "As the Governor said, I will be a tireless advocate for the people of this district and for Massachusetts, proving yet again why Governor Baker is so effective - because he has good judgement."
Rick Green is the co-founder and CEO of 1A Auto, one of the country’s largest online auto parts companies. Rick and his brother Mike founded 1A to help people repair their own cars. The company succeeded due to one crucial innovation: 1A empowers their customers with a comprehensive series of practical how-to videos, free on their website.
Rick is a graduate of North Middlesex High School in Townsend, MA. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from Cornell University, where he played wide receiver on the varsity football team. After college, Rick went to work in the aerospace industry, quickly finding his way to the most prestigious employer in that field, NASA.
Today, Rick lives in Pepperell with his wife Maggie and their children Finlay (8), Tessa (6), and Gifford (4). He is a Cub Scout Den Leader and a soccer coach. The Massachusetts Fiscal Alliance, the state’s most influential fiscal and good governance watchdog organization, recently honored Rick for his service. He founded the group and served as its board chair until earlier this year.