Rick Stiffney is the retired President/CEO of MHS Alliance. MHS Alliance represents over 70 not-for-profit providers including community mental health organizations, developmental disabilities providers, and numerous nursing homes and retirement communities. Rick led the national organization through a major re-organization; including fresh vision, mission, re-constituting of the governing board, critical review and redirection of major service lines, and re-positioning with three denominational church bodies.
Rick has worked for over 20 years in various health and human service leadership roles. He consults with a wide range of not-for-profit health care organizations. His current consulting work focuses on executive development, strategic planning, alliance formation, and not-for-profit board training/development.
Rick is active in The American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging. He has served on numerous boards. He currently serves as Vice Chair of the Goshen College and chair of The Anabaptist Center for Healthcare Ethics. He chairs Mennonite Church USA initiative on Healthcare Access. Rick served for nearly 10 years on and chaired the national Continuing Care Accreditation Commission. He just completed a three-year term of service on the International Commission for Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities.