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Rick Schultz

Executive and Author

Highlights of Parish involvement and experience:
• Chairman of Heart of the Shepard campaign
• Bishop’s Advisory Committee
• St. Mary’s Church Life Teen fundraiser - 4 years
• Serve on the National Life Teen Board
• Father of a priest
• Hiram College – currently assigned to 2 students to mentor through their college years
• Kent State University School of Business, Entrepreneur In Residence – Assigned to 8 students per year to create and develop an active business startup.
• Chief Executive Mentoring/Consulting – work individually with CEO issues

Highlights of Professional background: RICK SCHULTZ is an author, inventor and lecturer, and the retired Chief Executive Officer/Founder of Spectrum Surgical Instruments Corp. Under his direction, the company had over 250 employees across the United States and grew to a national presence. Schultz served as contributing editor of IAHCSMM’s Central Service Technical Textbook (Fifth, Sixth, Seventh, Eighth Editions). He authored the textbooks Inspecting Surgical Instruments: An Illustrated Guide and The World of Surgical Instruments: The Definitive Inspection Textbook, which was released in June 2018. He is known as The Instrument Whisperer™ in the magazine Process, where his monthly articles explore surgical instrument inspection and repair. Schultz was named IAHCSMM’s Educator of the Year in 2002, and in 2006 was named American Hospital Association Educator of the Year. In 2007, he was named by Healthcare Purchasing News as one of the 30 Most Influential People in Healthcare Sterile Processing. Schultz currently provides educational lectures to Central Service professionals at IAHCSMM’s annual conferences and conducts operating room personnel lectures across the country. He also provides sales culture and revenue growth consulting and serves on three company’s board of directors. Mr. Schultz is a 2019 graduate of the FBI Citizens Academy.
Areas of expertise you can provide advice on:

• Parish strategy
• Problem solving
• Revenue Building
• Team building
• Construction planning and management
• Employee accountability

Rick Schultz
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