Ric serves as a Regional Vice President and President, UW Hospitals - Madison Region, where he provides overall direction for American Family Children’s Hospital, UW Health at the American Center and University Hospital. He also provides primary oversight for the Joint Operating Agreement with UnityPoint Health – Meriter and multiple clinical programs and services.
Ric most recently served as Chief Operating Officer at Greenville Memorial Hospital, a part of Prisma Health, the largest integrated health system in South Carolina.
Prior to joining Prisma Health, he served in leadership or other positions at Baptist Health System in Memphis, TN; Wellstar Health System in Atlanta, GA; Partners Health System in Boston, MA and Baylor Health System in Dallas, TX.
Ric received his Juris Doctor from Samford University, Cumberland School of Law and his Master of Science in Health Administration and Master of Business Administration from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He received his Bachelor of Arts from Morehouse College.