Rick W. Hibell is a lifelong resident of Middletown. After graduating from The Marine Academy of Science and Technology and attending Brookdale Community College, he started a thriving marine construction company in Middletown that now has over 40 employees and 20 dealers from New York to Florida.
Deputy Mayor Hibell was appointed to the Township Committee in 2018. He was re-elected to the Township Committee in November 2022 and has served as Deputy Mayor since 2021. Prior to serving on the Township Committee, Deputy Mayor Hibell had been a member of the Middletown Township Planning Board. He is also a second-generation Fire Chief and Life Member of the Middletown Township Fire Department.
Deputy Mayor Hibell has been a parishioner of St. Mary, Mother of God for over 30 years. He and his wife Kelli live in the Leonardo section of Middletown with their three children.