Ric Wasserman, Board Chair

Ric Wasserman

Board Chair

Ric Wasserman began his Athens business career with the founding of World’s Best Bagels in 1991. As an independent businessman, he has interests in the food, beverage & entertainment industries as well as real estate management and construction.

As the owner of the 20 year-old Pigskin Bar and Grill, he was a founding member of the Athens Independent Restaurant Association and has worked actively to encourage the proliferation and growth of locally-owned food establishments. Mr. Wasserman was also a founding member of the Boogie on the Bricks festival in uptown Athens. His business portfolio also includes the Bella Vino wine and craft beer store.

Mr. Wasserman holds a Bachelor’s degree from Ohio University’s School of Telecommunications and resides, with his wife Signe, in Coolville, OH.