Rick Ballard lives with his partner Alexandra in San Francisco, CA, and spends his days making cool stuff as a software engineer at Apple, Inc. In his spare time he loves to cook and make cocktails, and to go on adventures in the great outdoors. Originally from Massachusetts, he's lived in San Francisco's Mission neighborhood since 2006, and he loves his adopted home.

You can find Rick on Twitter, Facebook, and Rdio.

You can contact Rick at [his first name] @ sb.org.