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 President & CEO


Ric Johnson, recipient of the 2015 Garrison-McDaniel Memorial Award from the Ohio Home Builders Association and the 2010 Consumer Technology Association (CTA) TechHome Division’s Mark of Excellence’s Leadership Award, is founder of Right at Home Technologies, Ltd., a family owned holding company specializing in developing technologically advanced custom homes for the Active Adult, providing cutting edge solutions in helping caregivers and medical personnel provide for dementia and early onset Alzheimer’s patients.

Johnson is currently serving as President and CEO of Right at Home Technologies, Ltd., specializing in Aging in Place solutions, parent to Ric’s Electric, a licensed electrical contractor, Elite Systems Solutions, an award winning Electronic Systems Integrator, and R L Johnson Construction Services, a custom design/build builder/remodeler.

Johnson is currently serving as the Chairman of the State of Ohio Commerce Department’s Board of Building Standards, Residential Construction Advisory Committee, which develops, interprets and enforces the Residential Code of Ohio. 

Johnson has served as President of the West Central Builders Association, is a State and National Director of the NAHB, Director of the NAHB’s Custom Builder Committee and Chair of their Home Technology Subcommittee.  Johnson has served as Board member of the CEA’s TechHome Division, chairing their Builder Initiative; Multi-Room Audio/Visual Council, and Small Business Council. 

Ric is a nationally recognized speaker and educator on Home Technology, Aging in Place & Building Codes, served as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) for the CEA/CompTIA DHTI+ Certification, SME for the development of the ESPA Certified-EST and SME for CEDIA’s ROI course “Managing ESC’s.”  He is an instructor and Content Provider for NAHB’s University of Housing’s Home Technology Integration course and SME of Home Technology for the Advance Certified Aging in Place course.   Serves as a Mentor for CompTIA and for the past four years, serves as IT Consultant to the Executive Committee of the Ohio Home Builders Association. Named a CEDIATweep for the past four years to promote the annual CEDIA EXPO.   Included in the first class of CEPro magazine’s Masters of the CE Industry for his forty plus years of service.

He’s a former high school football coach residing with his wife of forty four years in Waynesfield, Ohio.  You can reach Ric at  Follow Ric on social media:
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  Program Session
Thursday, April 27, 2017   •   3:30 pm - 4:30 pm   •   Salon I