Truth be told, Rachel initially hired Ricky because she considered him to be somewhat of an idol. What she couldn’t have known then was that he would soon prove himself to be more of an MVP. Not only did he endure the far-too-frequent times Rachel introduced him to customers as “American Idol’s Ricky Braddy,” but he also began his training in July 2009, precisely at the moment when Two Elle was moving to the Hill Center and heavy lifting was required. He more than pulled his weight, but just as important as his work ethic is the fact that he does it all with the charm of a southern gentleman and the voice of a superstar.