Rick E. Norris earned a bachelor's degree from UCLA in 1979 and law degree from Southwestern University School of Law in 1985. He practiced as a Certified Public Accountant from 1982 to 2019. He has taught various bible studies at his church to adults and Sunday school to teens for thirty-one years. He is a songwriter/musician and member of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. He is creator and the co-host of the Rambling Business podcast.