Chief Clinical Officer
As Chief Clinical Officer, Andrea Richards is responsible for providing clinical and compliance leadership and strategic oversight for clinical programming, education and training, clinical and regulatory compliance, and quality assurance. Under Andrea’s leadership, the clinical and compliance departments have taken an important role in determining the way clinical care is delivered to improve patient experience and outcomes while supporting the company’s operations.
Andrea brings 25+ years of experience in health care in the subacute, skilled nursing, long term care and hospice settings having held a variety of clinical, compliance and operational leadership roles throughout her career. Prior to this role she served as vice president of Clinical Services and Compliance.
Andrea earned a bachelor’s degree in Communication Disorders with a minor in Psychology and master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. As a licensed speech-language pathologist, Andrea is also a member of the American Speech Language Hearing Association.