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Rick R. Garcia
Director
Certification Number: NHAK-5BHUGP2002

A graduate of Bakersfield College, Rick R. Garcia, Director of Zoom Graphics, studied Architectural Design and Photography. Continuing his education at Cal State Bakersfield, Rick began his career as a survey crew member with the Kern County Public Works Department. In the following years Rick obtained broad experience in the fields of Architecture and Civil Engineering. Working with local firms such asTenneco West Engineering, Martin-Mclntosh, DeWalt, Land Concepts, and Simpson VanCurren, Rick's responsibilities include the design of residential and commerciall structures, including the facilitation of permit approvals through negotiations with public representatives and agencies.

In 1988 Rick created Zoom Graphics providing computer aided drafting and design services to the San Joaquin Valley. In the following years Rick saw the need for a training facility specializing in computer aided drafting and design. After recieving approval to operate from the Bureau for Private Postsecondary and Vocational Education (BPPVE) in 1993, Rick added Graphic Design, Web Design, and Medical Insurance Billing to his list of course approvals.

Rick's achievements include Businessman of the Year and was awarded Small Business of Year by the Small Business Development Center.

Rick R. Garcia
Director of Graphic and Web Design
Certification Number: EROO-4Z5LK22001

Rick, possesses a range of talents and skills, specializing in an array of graphic, web and animation software. Rick's list of accomplishment's include the design and preparation of a variety of web and graphic design projects including the Zoom Graphics school web site.

Rick R. Garcia
Director of Medical Billing and Coding
Certification Number: NHAK-5BHUGP2002

As director of Zoom Graphics, Rick was thrilled when asked to introduce a hands-on Medical Billing program to his list of course approvals. The results led him to train under the direction of nationally certified coding specialist Carol Morgantini. His hands-on experience with computers and electronic healthcare software makes Rick an enthusiastic, passionate, and knowledgeable educator whose humor and teaching methods make learning enjoyable.