Executive Vice President
Rick Robinson has more than 40 years of experience delivering results for customers by managing the design and delivery of a diverse array of medical and behavioral health contracts for public and private sector organizations. Currently focused on business development, Rick began his career with Liberty in operations, most recently serving as its Chief Operating Officer. His operational background facilitates his ability to help customers define their objectives and design programs and services responsive to their business imperatives.
Like most of Liberty’s leadership, Rick began his career as a clinician. As a program manager supporting adults and children with intellectual disabilities and mental health issues, he appreciates the rewards and challenges of supporting people with complex needs. He went on to hold senior management positions with a number of major non-profit health and social service corporations before joining Liberty in 1984. Starting as an administrator responsible for recruiting and managing physicians for Liberty’s I/DD and mental health programs, he became Vice President, then Senior Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, and Executive Vice President.
Rick is a recognized health care executive with an extensive background in mental health and intellectual and developmental disabilities. He has worked with children and adults with disabilities, families, advocates, providers, administrators, agencies, and other stakeholders in multiple capacities and enjoys relationships with many of the nation’s leaders and authorities in the field. Through his long-standing involvement with organizations such as NASDDDS, AAIDD, NADD, The Alliance for Full Participation, NASMHPD, ACHE, and more recently, NAMD and NASUAD, he keeps Liberty in touch with thought leaders, current trends, as well as the priorities and challenges faced by our customers in their respective fields. He provides leadership focused on solutions for our customers that yield quality outcomes for the people we serve.
Rick earned his master’s degree in counseling from Temple University and an undergraduate degree in american civilization, cum laude, from Lafayette College.