Richard Davis, Chief Financial Officer Leaving GW Hospital
Washington, DC (November 12) – Richard Davis, GW Hospital’s Chief Financial Officer has accepted a position as SVP/Chief Financial Officer within the Barnabas Health System in New Jersey. Rick’s final day will be Monday, Nov 26.
“I am tremendously proud of Rick and truly pleased that he has this great opportunity. At the same time, I am sad that he is leaving his position as CFO,” said Barry Wolfman, CEO and Managing Director of GW Hospital.
“The decision to leave GW Hospital wasn’t an easy one,” Davis said. “To work here every day and to be surrounded by countless talented and caring people who truly believe in the GW mission has been an amazing experience. I am proud of the many accomplishments we’ve completed here at GW, and the many initiatives that are still under way. While I am looking forward to my next professional adventure, I will always continue to watch with interest and support GW Hospital.”
Rick joined GW Hospital in 1997 and during his tenure he became an integral part of the leadership and a vital link to the partnership with The George Washington University, The George Washington University Hospital Medical Faculty Associates and The George Washington University Hospital School of Medicine and Health Sciences.
Among Rick’s many accomplishments was being named American Hospital Association’s 2008 Grassroots Champion. The award honors a hospital leader who has effectively educated public officials on major issues affecting the hospital’s vital role in the community. Rick’s work regarding uncompensated care and analysis has proven to be invaluable to healthcare in the District of Columbia.
“Rick’s guidance and contributions have led to the Hospital’s growth and success,” said Mr. Wolfman. “Rick’s skill is only exceeded by his thoughtfulness, great attitude and demeanor, willingness to assist with any problem, and engagement with all levels of our hospital. He has been integral to our success as we have grown and has provided great leadership to his departments and to so many within our hospital community. He will be missed.”