Rick grew up in North Myrtle Beach, SC and discovered from an early age that he had a passion for bow hunting and whitetail deer. Now Rick pursues his passion for deer hunting and property management on his own farm in Horry County, South Carolina. After attending Presbyterian College in Clinton, SC and receiving his Masters in Business Administration from the University of South Carolina, Rick returned to rejoin the family business in 1990 and has run the family vacation rental company, Elliott Beach Rentals for 20 years. Rick grew up around the real estate industry. His father, State Senator Dick Elliott, started the real estate business in 1959 and Rick has followed in his dad's footsteps. Rick and his family are members of Ocean Drive Presbyterian Church and he enjoys golfing, hunting and spending time with his wife and two daughters.