PURCHASING & SALES MANAGER
Appliance Service Technician
Delivery & Warehouse
Front Desk Receptionist
Meet Darrell Johnson Ricks, the visionary founder of Darrell’s Appliance. Born in the heart of Logan, Utah, Darrell’s childhood dream was quite down-to-earth: he aspired to be a farmer, driven by his love for the land and the joys of working with dirt.
Throughout his life, Darrell has remained rooted in Utah, where he has left an indelible mark through his business. In his younger days, he found joy in the exhilarating freedom of riding his Harley Davidson alongside his wife and friends. Today, he still cherishes the open road, albeit in the comfort of his trusty truck, often sharing these moments with his beloved wife.
For Darrell, Bear Lake holds a special place in his heart, making it his favorite travel destination, where he can immerse himself in the natural beauty and serenity of the area. His lifelong partnership with Betty has brought forth a loving family, including children Jeff, Jodene, Jay, and Jennifer.
When it comes to sports, Darrell’s heart beats for the Aggies, particularly when they hit the basketball court. His passion for the game and unwavering support for his favorite team are a testament to his enduring connection to the community and his love for the region.
Darrell Johnson Ricks’ entrepreneurial spirit, love for family, and enduring commitment to Utah are the cornerstones upon which Darrell’s Appliance was built, and his legacy continues to thrive through his vision and dedication
Meet Jay Ricks, the visionary CEO of Darrell's Appliance. Born and raised in Logan, Utah. As a child, Jay was captivated by the intrigue of being a detective, a dream inspired by the legendary James Bond, showcasing his early fascination with mystery and adventure.
Utah has been a constant in Jay's life, providing a strong foundation for his personal and professional growth. Beyond the boardroom, Jay finds joy in the rush of cycling and the grace of horse riding, passions that connect him to the outdoors and a sense of freedom.
St. George, UT, holds a special place in Jay’s heart, and it’s his go-to destination when seeking relaxation and reprieve. Family is at the core of Jay’s life, as he is happily married to Cathy, and together, they’ve raised three wonderful children: Ben, Michelle, and Ashley. Their family circle is completed with the delightful presence of Sammie, a loyal dog, and Lucy, a cherished horse.
Jay’s love for cycling reaches its peak during the iconic Tour de France, where he enjoys watching the sport’s pinnacle event. He’s also achieved a notable personal milestone, finishing the challenging LOTOJA race five times, showcasing his resilience and determination, often sharing this accomplishment with his daughter Ashley.
Jay's academic journey led him to BYU-Idaho, where he continued to cultivate his knowledge and skills. As the CEO of Darrell's Appliance, Jay Ricks’ dedication, love for adventure, and passion for family make him an exemplary leader at Darrell’s Appliance. His commitment to excellence and love for the community shine through in all aspects of his life.
Meet Jeff Ricks, the dedicated Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at Darrell’s Appliance. Born and bred in Logan, Utah, Jeff’s childhood dreams revolved around becoming a firefighter, fueled by his passion for heroism and community service.
Utah has always been home for Jeff, where he’s built his life and career. Outside the world of finance, Jeff finds excitement and adventure in 4 wheeling, enjoying the rugged terrain that Utah has to offer.
When it’s time to unwind, Jeff’s preferred mode of travel is cruising, allowing him to relax and explore while taking in the beauty of the open sea. Family is at the core of Jeff’s life, as he is happily married to Vickie, and together they’ve raised a loving family with children Mandy, Tasha, Mark, and Jill. Their family also includes Tanzie, a playful toy cup poodle.
An interesting facet of Jeff’s life is his deep love for his 15 grandchildren, showcasing his commitment to family and building lasting bonds. He also has a soft spot for Italian ice at KarieAnn’s, a sweet indulgence that adds a touch of joy to his life.
Jeff Ricks’ financial acumen, love for adventure, and dedication to family make him an integral part of the Darrell’s Appliance team, ensuring the company’s financial success and well-being.
Meet Betty Ann Brown Ricks, a co-founder and the backbone of Darrell’s Appliance, who continues to work her magic with the books to this day. Affectionately known as “B,” Betty’s roots are deeply embedded in Logan, Utah, where her journey began.
Utah has always been home for Betty, where she’s played a pivotal role in the success of the business she helped build. Beyond the office, Betty’s passion lies in the art of organization, where she excels at bringing order to chaos.
When wanderlust beckons, Betty’s heart leads her to the scenic beauty of Wyoming, where she finds solace and tranquility. In love and partnership, Betty is married to Darrell, her eternal companion. Together, they’ve raised a loving family, including children Jeff, Jodene, Jay, and Jennifer.
Sports hold a special place in Betty’s heart, with a particular fondness for watching Mahomes play football and the Aggies take to the basketball court. Her enthusiasm for the game and unwavering support for her favorite teams reflect her deep ties to the community and the region.
Betty Ann Brown Ricks’ dedication, organizational prowess, and love for sports contribute significantly to the continued success of Darrell’s Appliance. Her legacy of hard work and commitment to the company is truly commendable.
Introducing Cathy Ricks, the dynamic Purchasing & Sales Manager at Darrell’s Appliance. Originally from Ogden, Utah, Cathy’s childhood aspirations centered around nurturing young minds as a Kindergarten Teacher, reflecting her passion for education and care.
Utah has been the backdrop of Cathy’s life, a place where she’s flourished both personally and professionally. Beyond her role at work, Cathy finds joy and creativity in the kitchen, where her culinary skills shine, and in the exhilaration of cycling, embracing the thrill of the open road.
When it’s time to escape and rejuvenate, Cathy’s heart is drawn to the idyllic shores of Hawaii, making it her favorite travel destination. Family is of utmost importance to Cathy, and she is happily married to Jay, their love bringing forth three wonderful children: Ben, Michelle, and Ashley. Their family is beautifully complemented by their beloved dog, Sammie, and cherished horse, Lucy.
A true crime aficionado, Cathy enjoys immersing herself in crime shows, showcasing her intrigue for mysteries and problem-solving. Additionally, she has an eclectic taste in music, finding enjoyment in a wide array of genres.
Cathy Ricks’ dedication, love for her family, and diverse interests make her an invaluable part of the Darrell’s Appliance team. Her ability to balance responsibilities and passions enriches both her personal and professional life.
Charlie Hicks, often known as Chuck, is a highly proficient Appliance Service Technician at Darrell's Appliance, where his technical prowess and attention to detail make him an indispensable team member. Born in Payson, Utah, Chuck's childhood ambition of becoming a nurse shaped his early aspirations. Over the years, he has called various places, including Idaho, Texas, California, and Utah, his homes, adding diversity to his experiences.
Outside of his professional role, Chuck finds joy in a variety of activities. Camping, strumming his guitar, and exploring the digital realm on his computer keep him engaged during his leisure time. His wanderlust is satisfied by venturing to Playa Del Carmen, Mexico, a destination close to his heart.
Family is of paramount importance to Chuck. He shares his life with three children—Paycen, Liam, and Brielle. Alongside his kids, he cares for a mini schnauzer named Kingston and a feline companion named Kitty.
While not a fervent sports enthusiast, Chuck does have a soft spot for the Atlanta Falcons. An intriguing facet of his personality is his love for singing karaoke, showcasing his fun-loving and expressive nature.
Chuck's educational journey led him to Idaho State University, where he honed his skills and expanded his knowledge. In his role at Darrell's Appliance, Chuck's technical acumen and diverse interests contribute to the dynamic and well-rounded atmosphere of the workplace.
Meet Landon Vincent, a valuable member of the Darrell’s Appliance team, serving as our Delivery & Warehouse specialist. Landon’s journey began in Medford, Oregon, where he was born with aspirations of becoming a mechanical engineer in his childhood.
Throughout his life, Landon has called both Oregon and Utah home, acquiring a diverse set of experiences along the way. When he’s not hard at work, Landon dedicates his time to exercise and programming, showcasing his passion for both physical and intellectual pursuits.
Landon’s preferred travel destination is the vibrant city of Las Vegas, where he enjoys the excitement and entertainment it has to offer. While he hasn’t tied the knot just yet, Landon shares his life with a loyal companion named Lua, his beloved dog.
As a sports enthusiast, Landon’s heart belongs to the Texas Longhorns, and he proudly supports his favorite team. An intriguing fact about Landon is his affinity for hot peppers, demonstrating a taste for the spicy side of life.
For his education, Landon attended Bridgerland Applied Technology College, further enhancing his skills and knowledge in his chosen field. With his dedication, diverse interests, and commitment to excellence, Landon Vincent is a valuable asset to the Darrell’s Appliance team.
Meet Jessie, the Warranty Manager at Darrell’s Appliance, a role she fulfills with precision and
dedication. Born in Salt Lake City and raised in Randolph, Utah, Jessie’s journey embodies a steadfast commitment to her craft and community.
Beyond her professional prowess, dancing is Jessie’s heart’s delight, a creative outlet that fuels her spirit. Her enthusiasm for movement is mirrored in her dynamic approach to her role.
When wanderlust beckons, Jessie finds solace and excitement in the vibrant energy of Las Vegas, her favored travel destination. A devoted mother to two wonderful kids, Ethan and Marty, and a proud parent to a feline companion, Walter, her home is a testament to love and warmth.
Off the clock, Jessie indulges in the cozy comforts of reality TV, with a penchant for 90-day fiancé and heartwarming dog videos that brighten her days. Her academic journey is equally remarkable, having walked the halls of Utah State University and the University of Phoenix, refining her skills and knowledge.
Jessie’s story is one of balance, passion, and determination. As the Warranty Manager at Darrell’s Appliance, she navigates challenges with grace, all while nurturing her family, pursuing her interests, and embracing the joy that life has to offer.
Steve Parry is a Sales Associate at Darrell’s Appliance with a passion for connecting customers
with the right solutions. Born in Preston, Idaho, Steve’s childhood dream of becoming a pianist shaped his early aspirations. Throughout his life, he has called Preston, Idaho, Richmond, Utah, and Logan, Utah, his homes.
Beyond his professional role, Steve finds joy in simple pleasures. He has an affinity for mowing lawns, and his love for sports is evident in his enthusiasm for watching games. Playing with his 8 grandkids brings him immeasurable happiness.
When it comes to travel, Steve’s favorite destinations include the enchanting landscapes of Hawaii, the vibrant music scene of Nashville, Tennessee, and the serene beauty of Sun Valley, Idaho.
Steve’s personal life is equally rich. He’s been happily married to Michelle for 40 years and is the proud father of three kids: Jennifer, Harley, and Kellie. The Parry family extends to their three beloved dogs—Cole, Howdy, and Titan.
Sports play a significant role in Steve’s life. He passionately supports the Dallas Cowboys, cheers for the Utah Jazz basketball team, and proudly stands behind Logan High football and the Utah State Aggies.
An interesting quirk about Steve is his aversion to eggs contrasted by his deep affection for golden puffs. His educational journey led him to Utah State University in Logan, Utah, where he further cultivated his knowledge.
With a diverse range of interests and experiences, Steve brings a unique perspective to his role at Darrell’s Appliance, enriching both his professional and personal interactions.
Haley has been the Front Desk Receptionist at Darrell’s Appliance for almost a year now. Her ability to balance an array of roles and responsibilities while maintaining an unwavering commitment to excellence makes her an invaluable asset to our team.
Haley is originally from Utah County and enjoys the seasons that all of Utah has to offer. When she’s not traveling she enjoys hiking, reading, gardening, cooking, and hanging out with her husband and children. Their family of 9 is completed by a loving dog named Piper.
As a supporter of the Utah Jazz, BYU sports, and the Boston Red Sox she can be found cheering them on with her husband from the comfort of their home in Logan.
Debbie Poulsen, known as Deb, serves as the Parts Manager at Darrell’s Appliance, where her organizational skills and dedication shine. Beyond her professional title, she answers to the endearing names of Mom and Grandma, reflecting her strong family bonds.
Born in Logan, Utah, Debbie’s childhood dream of becoming a teacher shaped her early ambitions. Throughout her life, she has called Logan and Bountiful, Utah, her homes, each contributing to her diverse experiences.
Debbie’s personal joys include spending quality time with her grandson, immersing herself in the world of literature through reading, and indulging in the intrigue of true crime. Her wanderlust finds solace in the natural wonders of Yellowstone and the vibrant energy of San Diego.
The passing of her husband, John, left a void in her life, but her love for her two children, Kylie and Hunter, and her grandson, Kase, provides her with a source of strength and purpose.A passionate supporter of Boston Baseball, Debbie’s loyalty to her favorite team shines brightly. An intriguing facet of her personality is her fascination with true crime podcasts, reflecting her curious and inquisitive nature.
Debbie’s pursuit of education led her to Utah State University, where she enriched her knowledge and honed her skills. In her role at Darrell’s Appliance, Debbie’s dedication and multifaceted interests contribute to the vibrant atmosphere of the workplace.
Melanie, the Intake Manager at Darrell’s Appliance, brings precision and care to every facet of her role. Born in Salt Lake City, Melanie’s professional journey has been marked by a commitment to service and a desire to make a difference.
From nursing aspirations in her youth to her current position, Melanie’s nurturing spirit remains a driving force. Having experienced life in Salt Lake, Logan, and Lewiston in Utah, she’s cultivated a deep connection to the state’s diverse communities.
Off-duty, Melanie finds solace in the world of literature, where reading offers both relaxation and enrichment. When wanderlust beckons, her favorite escape is the vibrant energy of Las Vegas.
Melanie’s home life is equally bustling, as she shares her journey with husband Casey and their three remarkable children - McKenzie, Haley, and Colton. Four feline companions, Blackie, Chan, Otis, and Hoolie, complete their vibrant household.
True to her passions, Melanie enjoys the Real soccer. Something unique about her is she has a prosthetic leg.
Melanie’s story is one of dedication, love, and tenacity. Her role as an Intake Manager is just one chapter in her multifaceted life, as she leaves an impact both professionally and personally
Meet Matt Hardwick, a dedicated Service Technician at Darrell’s Appliance. Born in the sunny state of California, Matt once harbored dreams of becoming a police officer when he was a child. Though his career path has taken a different direction, his commitment to service remains unwavering.
Matt’s journey has taken him through the landscapes of both California and Nevada, where he’s experienced the beauty and diversity of the American West. Outside of work, you’ll often find Matt cruising on his beloved motorcycles, indulging in his passion for the open road and the thrill of the ride.
When it’s time for a getaway, Matt’s heart gravitates toward the tranquility of beaches and lakes, making these natural settings his favorite travel destinations. Family is at the center of Matt’s life, as he is happily married to Sarah, and together they are blessed with a beautiful family that includes their children: Grace, Lauren, Tobin, Jordan, Talon, Kaitlyn, and Lilian.
Sports hold a special place in Matt’s heart, with his favorite teams being the Vikings, Ducks, and Angels. Beyond the world of technology, Matt finds solace in nature, relishing moments away from screens and devices.
Matt Hardwick’s unique blend of passion for service, love for his family, and appreciation for the great outdoors make him an exceptional asset to the Darrell’s Appliance team
Brian Chewning is the dedicated Service Manager at Darrell's Appliance. Hailing from Reno, Nevada, Brian's childhood dream was to become a police officer, but his journey has led him on a different path. With a diverse background that includes living in California, Minnesota, and Utah, Brian has developed a wide range of interests and experiences.
Outside of work, Brian is a tech enthusiast who enjoys building PCs and indulging in video games. He's equally at home in the great outdoors, where he finds solace in camping and fishing. When it's time for a family getaway, Brian's top pick is the stunning Hawaiian islands.
Family is of utmost importance to Brian. He is happily married to Hailey and is a proud father to three children: Connor (12), Keara (16), and Ryan (4). At home, their four feline companions, Midnight, Luna, Misty, and Jynx, add joy to their lives.
A unique aspect of Brian's personality is his genuine love for people. He's known for being sociable, always ready to strike up a conversation, lend a helping hand, and forge meaningful connections. Additionally, Brian is a devoted Green Bay Packers fan, showing his unwavering support for his favorite football team.
In both his personal and professional life, Brian Chewning embodies a commitment to service and a passion for building relationships that sets him apart
Introducing Travis Haws, our skilled Service Technician at Darrell’s Appliance. Originally from Mesa, Arizona, Travis had dreams of achieving financial success when he was growing up, a goal he continues to work towards today.
In his leisure time, Travis finds solace and adventure in biking and hiking, connecting with nature through these fulfilling hobbies. His heart belongs to the beach, making it his preferred travel destination, where the sound of crashing waves and sandy shores provide the ultimate relaxation.
Love is in the air for Travis, as he’s engaged to Larissa, embarking on a journey of partnership and companionship. While they haven’t welcomed any little ones yet, their family is complete with the addition of Joey, a cherished canine companion.
Travis is no stranger to education, having attended both USU and BATC, where he honed his skills and knowledge to become the outstanding Service Technician he is today. His dedication to his craft and commitment to providing top-notch service make him an invaluable part of the Darrell’s Appliance team.
Introducing Jill Boman, our dynamic Marketing Manager at Darrell’s Appliance. Fondly nicknamed “Jillybean” by her grandma, Jill was born in Logan, Utah, and as a child, harbored dreams of becoming a detective, a reflection of her inquisitive and creative nature.
Throughout her life, Jill has remained loyal to the beauty of Utah, where she’s had the opportunity to immerse herself in the local culture and natural wonders. Outside of her professional endeavors, Jill finds inspiration in the world of art and crafts. Whether it’s painting, creating home decor, or tackling craft and home improvement projects, she thrives on bringing her creative visions to life.
One of her most cherished travel experiences took her to the tropical paradise of Tahiti, leaving an indelible mark on her heart. In the realm of family, Jill is happily married to Mark, and together, they are blessed with four wonderful children: Kemper, Lenni, Winters, and Finn.
Jill has a distinctive palate as she strongly dislikes the smell and taste of peanut butter. Her academic journey led her to a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from USU, where she cultivated her artistic talents.
Jill Boman’s creativity, dedication, and unique perspective make her an invaluable asset as the Marketing Manager at Darrell’s Appliance. Her passion for the arts and unwavering commitment to her family are evident in all that she does.
Introducing Vickie Ricks, the dedicated Accounts Receivable specialist at Darrell’s Appliance. Vickie’s roots are firmly planted in Logan, Utah, where she was born and raised. In her childhood, she aspired to become a hairdresser, a dream that reflects her creativity and attention to detail.
Utah has always been Vickie’s home, providing a stable and nurturing environment for her family and career. Outside the office, she finds joy in the art of sewing and the challenge of solving puzzles, showcasing her love for both creativity and problem-solving.
Vickie’s passion for travel knows no bounds, as she eagerly explores new destinations wherever the road may lead. In matters of the heart, Vickie is happily married to Jeff, and together they have built a loving family with children Mandy, Tasha, Mark, and Jill. Their family circle is completed by the presence of Tansie, an adorable teacup poodle.
Vickie Ricks’ dedication, creativity, and zest for life make her an invaluable member of the Darrell’s Appliance team. Her meticulous work in accounts receivable mirrors her commitment to excellence and contributes to the company’s continued success.
Meet Josh Park, a dedicated Sales Associate at Darrell’s Appliance. Originally hailing from Bountiful, Utah, Josh dreamed of becoming an NBA coach as a child. His journey has taken him from the picturesque landscapes of Canada to the majestic mountains of Utah, shaping his appreciation for diverse cultures and environments.
When Josh isn’t assisting customers at Darrell’s Appliance, you’ll likely find him immersed in his favorite hobby: training his beloved Malipoo dog named Zoey. An avid basketball enthusiast, Josh passionately cheers for the Utah Jazz, showcasing his hometown pride.
Josh is a graduate of Weber State University, holding a bachelor’s degree that has equipped him with the knowledge and skills to excel in his career. His aspirations extend beyond the workplace, and he dreams of exploring the rich history and vibrant cultures of Europe someday.
With his commitment to customer satisfaction and a friendly demeanor, Josh Park is a valuable asset to the Darrell’s Appliance team, always striving to provide exceptional service and help customers find the perfect appliance solutions
Introducing Hayden Ricks, an adept Installer at Darrell’s Appliance. Hailing from Logan, Utah, Hayden’s childhood dream was to guide others through the great outdoors as a Hunting Guide.
Having lived across the stunning landscapes of Utah, Idaho, and Wyoming, Hayden developed a deep appreciation for nature and adventure. When he’s not expertly installing appliances, Hayden thrives on the thrill of hunting and the freedom of riding horses, connecting with the outdoors on a profound level
Hayden’s dream travel destination is Alaska, where the untamed wilderness and majestic scenery call to the adventurer within him. He’s a proud companion to Amigo, a steadfast horse, and Whiskey, a loyal canine companion.
With a passion for excellence and an adventurous spirit, Hayden approaches his work at Darrell’s Appliance with the same enthusiasm and dedication, ensuring each installation is performed seamlessly, much like a well-planned expedition in the wild
Meet Shade Stewart, affectionately known as “Shadly,” a skilled Installer at Darrell’s Appliance. Originally from the picturesque landscapes of South Dakota, Shade dreamed of soaring the skies as a pilot during his childhood.
Having lived in various states across the United States—from the plains of South Dakota to the charming states of Texas, Mississippi, Missouri, Colorado, and Idaho—Shade appreciates the diversity and beauty of different regions.
When he’s not installing appliances with precision and expertise, Shade finds joy in adrenaline-fueled adventures, whether it’s riding dirt bikes or honing his roping skills. His favorite travel destination is the sun-soaked beaches of Destin, Florida, where he can soak up the sun and unwind
Shade is a devoted pet parent to Dice, a loyal dog, and Norman, a playful cat. A unique fact about Shade is that despite life’s challenges, his heart leaks a little bit, a testament to his resilience and determination.
As a fan of the Baltimore Ravens, Shade embodies the same dedication and passion in his role at Darrell’s Appliance, ensuring every installation is carried out with precision, care, and a touch of “Shadly” charm.
Introducing Ben Ricks, the diligent Delivery Manager at Darrell’s Appliance. Originally from Logan, Utah, Ben has called the picturesque states of Utah, Idaho, and Wyoming home, relishing in the natural beauty each place has to offer.
Beyond his role at Darrell’s Appliance, Ben’s heart lies in the art of hunting. He finds solace and excitement in the great outdoors, embracing the thrill of the hunt. An intriguing facet of Ben’s life is his expertise as a hunting guide, showcasing his deep understanding and passion for this adventurous pursuit.
Ben’s wanderlust leads him to dream of the vast landscapes and untouched wilderness of Alaska, making it his favored travel destination. In the quiet moments, Ben finds companionship in Amigo, a steadfast horse, and Whiskey, a loyal and devoted canine.
With a profound appreciation for nature and a keen eye for detail, Ben approaches his role as Delivery Manager at Darrell’s Appliance with the precision and dedication of a seasoned outdoorsman, ensuring seamless and efficient deliveries for every customer