Southern Maine Health Care (SMHC) is pleased to announce that Rick Olsen has joined SMHC as senior vice president and chief financial officer. Olsen is responsible for leading the development, management and continuous evaluation of SMHC's short and long-term strategic financial objectives.
“I am delighted that Rick Olsen has joined Southern Maine Health Care as chief financial officer,” said SMHC President and CEO Ed McGeachey. “He brings an impressive breadth of financial experience and knowledge to our organization. Rick is as committed to quality and patient experience as he is to financial excellence, seeing them all as equally critical to SMHC’s future successes.”
Olsen is a highly experienced senior finance executive who has spent the last twenty years of his career leading finance and operations in major healthcare and billing organizations. Most recently Olsen has served as senior director of finance and operations management, corporate financial planning for North Shore LIJ Health System, a $10 billion health system comprised of 18 hospitals and over 450 ambulatory physician practices, as well as chief financial officer of Staten Island Performing Provider System. He is a graduate of New York University and earned an MBA from Hofstra University.