Richard “Rick” Charbonneau
Senior Vice President – Development
A charter employee of the company, Rick was promoted to VP-Business Development in 2011, and SVP-Development in 2015. His work focuses on in-market development as well as the northwestern U.S., where he previously worked. Rick’s other primary responsibility is in the vital area of managed care contracting in which he serves as direct liaison for contracting with payers in each of Capella’s communities. In both 2013 and 2014, Rick received Capella’s Growth Pillar Award in recognition of his outstanding service.
He previously served as Vice President of Managed Care for HCA in their northwest market after having served as Director of Development and Managed Care at Capital Medical Center in Olympia, Washington. Rick has approximately 20 years of healthcare experience including employment as Director of Managed Care with Matrix Rehabilitation, Inc. and HealthSouth, both of which are located in Seattle. He earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Washington State University and completed the three-year ISP Masters program through University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Business. A member of The People’s Church in Franklin, Rick’s community involvement includes working with children as a soccer coach. He and his wife, Susan, have two daughters.