Name: Ricky Gourrier
School: University of Nevada Reno
Major: Journalism and Media Studies
Ricky Gourrier is an initiate of the Xi Phi chapter at University of Nevada Reno. Brother Gourrier was born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana. Educated at University of Nevada Reno and University of Nevada Las Vegas. Ricky holds a BA in Communications, a Masters in Business Administration (MBA), and is a currently a pursuing a doctoral degree in Workforce Development and Organizational Leadership from the University of Nevada Las Vegas.
Ricky Gourrier is from New Orleans, Louisiana. However, he spent a good portion of his childhood in Las Vegas, Nevada. Ricky is an active member in his church, and enjoys outdoor activities and sports. As a former executive with the Boy Scouts of America, he also dedicates a good amount of his time to working with youth in the community through the Scouts and various other organizations.
Ricky has worked in multiple industries such as entertainment, sports, politics, nonprofits and education. He is currently serving as a Community Based Instructor at the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Office in Las Vegas, where he manages multiple programs including an entrepreneur program for fifth graders throughout the Clark County School District and an outreach program to support military youth. While juggling his work schedule, school schedule, and community obligations, Ricky always finds time to spend with his wife Jennifer Lopez