Rick Stivers has been a Certified SCORE Business Mentor since 2010. He has mentored and coached more than 100 business owners in startup, growth, turnaround and exit scenarios as both a SCORE volunteer and as an executive business coach.
Rick served 32 years as a chief financial officer and senior executive in large healthcare systems, community and specialty hospitals, managed care (HMO/PPO) companies, physician medical groups, and physician/hospital joint ventures. His experience includes board governance for public, private and not-for-profit organizations.
During this time his areas of expertise encompassed: information systems, banking, treasury management, capita/debt financing structure, risk management, insurance, finance and accounting, audit, strategic planning and executive compensation.
For ten years, he was an adjunct faculty member at the University of Evansville teaching accounting, finance and strategic operations. Prior to his healthcare career, Rick served as a Captain in the U.S. Army Finance Corps for six years.
Rick has an interest in healthcare related businesses, startups, existing and turnaround situations.
BBA, Accounting, McMurry University, Abilene, Texas; MBA, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Indiana; Executive Program in Healthcare Financial Management, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio; and Certified Master Business Coach, The Fowler School of Business.