After serving 24 years in the U.S. Air Force and retiring as a full Colonel in 2012, Rick was recruited to Naples, and into Hospital Administration serving as Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Physicians Regional Medical Center. For 4 years he was responsible for all day-to-day operations of the hospital and directly supervised 13 Departments. He also led the design, construction, and oversaw the hospital’s opening of a Walk-In Clinic, Rehab Center, and Primary Care offices on Marco Island… as well as the design and construction of a second Walk-in Clinic and Primary Care center in East Naples. Rick is currently devoting a full-time role to his consulting company as President, RJL Consulting Team based in Naples. His firm specializes in Healthcare, Retail Businesses, Physician Practices, Construction, Security, Energy & Environmental, Government & Military Issues, Non-Profits, and accelerating employee & team performance by providing strategic and operational expertise to maximize revenue, volume, and staff efficiency. His clients include Fortune 500 companies, multiple prominent political figures, Erin Brockovich, many non-profits, and a multitude of private businesses. Rick is willing to assist anyone he can as consistency devotes himself to servicing others. You can find Rick on Linkedin to further connect!
Lesson of The Episode: Stick to your guns and remain interested in others. Being Relentless is everything and having an open mind will lead your tribe closer to your definition of success.
” I never hire, I recruit” ~Rick LoCastro