A resident of Mesa, Arizona, Earl Ricker supports the global Christian charity Feed My Starving Children. Closer to home, Mr. Ricker donates to Save the Family Foundation of Arizona and Maggie’s Place, organizations that provide resources to the homeless, victims of abuse, and expectant mothers. A music lover, Earl Ricker composed a song inspired by one of the charities he sponsors, the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund. Written about a fallen officer, "Not Coming Home" expresses the connection Earl Ricker feels with this cause. In addition to his charitable contributions, Earl Ricker is the Director of Human Resources at Gdirect, LLC. With teams in Arizona, California, and Texas, Mr. Ricker is establishing a sales force in Illinois and Georgia as well.A musician since college, Earl Ricker was a member of various bands while at Northern Michigan University, one of which opened for national country recording artist Joe Stampley. Continuing to play and write songs after college, Mr. Ricker became interested in producing and engineering his own music as well. An enthusiast of the recording software Pro Tools, Earl Ricker edits his tracks to a professional level of quality. Also interested in the rights of songwriters, Earl Ricker is a member of the Nashville Songwriters Association International. Listeners can find samples of Earl Ricker’s music, which include both Christian and country tracks, by visiting www.earlricker.com.