Rich initially joined Studer Group as a high-performing coach in 2007 and achieved outstanding results working with his partner organizations. Rich has been a full-time speaker since 2009. In 2008 and 2012 Rich was awarded Studer Group’s Pillar award for his results as a coach and speaker. In his capacity as a nationally renowned inspirational speaker, Rich has presented to tens of thousands of people across the U.S. and Canada, frequently keynoting major conferences for hospital organizations, medical practices and universities. Rich has more than 21 years of nursing, risk management, patient safety and leadership experience. With clinical experience in a broad range of areas such as pediatric intensive care, trauma intensive care, flight nursing, behavioral health and emergency medicine, Rich understands the challenges, joys and value of purpose, worthwhile work and making a difference in healthcare.