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CHI St. Vincent Appoints CJ Richards as Director of Performance Excellence

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CHI St. Vincent has appointed CJ Richards as Director of Performance Excellence. Richards’ responsibilities will include training co-workers and leaders on the fundamentals of performance improvement, leveraging performance improvement resources to support improvement across the medical group and ensuring all improvement work is aligned to organizational priorities with clear objectives.

Richards most recently served as CHI St. Vincent’s Senior Quality Improvement Developer. He previously served as Process Improvement Project Manager at Arkansas Children’s Hospital as well as Lean Management Consultant for RSP Senior Living Communities in St. Louis.

Richards received a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics and business from Hendrix College. He earned his Master of Business Administration with an emphasis in strategic management and marketing from the University of Missouri-St. Louis.