Assistant Professor of Construction Management
Master of Engineering Technology-Construction Concentration, Pittsburg State University
B.S., Minnesota State University at Moorhead
A.S., John Brown University
Rick Faust earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Education from Minnesota State University at Moorhead in 1979. In 1986, he finished an associate's degree in Building Construction from JBU and spent the next several years designing and building homes and other wood-frame structures in Northwest Arkansas and at various locations in the U.S. and Mexico where he led church teams on short-term mission projects. In 1991, Rick settled in Siloam Springs and started his own residential design company Upright Design, Inc. which specializes in designing local custom homes and custom stock home plans for publication on the internet and through local magazine outlets such as Lowe's. Rick is a professional member of the American Institute of Building Design. Along with his design experience, Rick has a great deal of first-hand knowledge in construction methods and materials from all the structures he has both designed and built himself. He and his wife Connie have three children.