Richard L. Cassady, CPA, MBA

Chief Operating Officer

Richard is a uniquely qualified and dedicated senior healthcare executive with broad experience in all aspects of healthcare financial operations. He joined Acuity in 2003 after serving as the Chief Executive Officer of a large inpatient rehabilitation hospital in Texas. Prior to that experience, he served as the regional Chief Financial Officer for rehabilitation and LTACH hospitals in Texas. Richard has held senior financial management positions with a large healthcare company in Virginia and Florida. He has also served as Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer for a behavioral healthcare company based in Charleston, South Carolina for several years.

Prior to entering hospital financial management, Richard served as Chief Financial Officer of a large multi-specialty physician group in central Florida. He began his healthcare financial management career after serving several years in public accounting. Richard holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting & Computer Information Systems and a Masters in Business Administration in Accounting from Florida Southern College.