Rick Wagers, Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, has more than 30 years of professional experience in healthcare finance and worked at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville for many years.  Rick held the positions of Director of Financial Management, Vice President, and most recently, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Vanderbilt. He earned his Masters of Business Administration – Finance at Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro, Tennessee and undergraduate degree in accounting at Ball State University in Indiana. Rick is a member of the Healthcare Financial Management Association and volunteers his time with the Tennessee Kidney Foundation and the Boy Scouts of America.