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Ric Shriver
CareerSource Board Liaison for the Florida Healthcare Workforce Initiative

Ric Shriver, currently Senior Consultant for Leadership & Organizational Development for HCA, has over 36 years of progressive healthcare human resources and organizational effectiveness experience. Ric began his career with HCA in 1982 when he was employed in Nashville at the corporate office as the Manager of Executive and Organizational Development. He assumed responsibility for the initial executive development programs, helping to form and create the CNO Development, COO Development, and the CFO Development programs.  Following the first leveraged buyout for the company, Ric moved to Atlanta to become the Chief HR Officer for Scottish Rite Children’s Medical Center, now known as Atlanta Children’s Healthcare. Following eight years with Scottish Rite, Ric became the Vice President of Human Resources for Morrison Healthcare, the company providing contract Food & Nutrition Services to many of our HCA facilities. Ric came back to HCA in early 2006 to assume the role of Division Vice President, Human Resources for the North Florida Division. In June of 2013, Ric moved into his current role.

Ric holds a Master’s Degree in Business and Economics from Appalachian State University, is a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) since 1996, has been certified as a professional facilitator by DDI, Edge Learning, Miller-Heimann Sales Training, and Inscape Publishing (DISC). He also serves on the Florida Workforce Board, where he was named Chair of the Global Talent & Competitiveness Council and now serves as the Board Liaison for the Florida Healthcare Initiative. 

Personally, Ric was an All-American Distance Runner in college, winning a Junior National title and a Southern Conference Champion title. Ric finished in the top 100 finishers at the Boston Marathon in 1978 and 1979. He is also a U.S. Navy Veteran, having served as a Radioman for the 6th Fleet while stationed in North Africa. Ric resides in Parkland, Florida.