Methodist Healthcare Ministries board of directors elects George N. Ricks as new chair

George N. Ricks was elected to the position of chair of the board of directors during Methodist Healthcare Ministries' annual board meeting on June 22, 2016. Mr. Ricks brings with him deep experience in leadership and a passion for service to others.

As chair, Mr. Ricks will concurrently represent Methodist Healthcare Ministries on Methodist Healthcare System's board of governors and community board.

Ricks has served on Methodist Healthcare Ministries' board of directors since 2005.

"I cannot begin to express how delighted I am to work under George Ricks' leadership," explains Kevin C. Moriarty, president and CEO of Methodist Healthcare Ministries. "George's faith-filled and selfless approach to leadership serves as an inspiration to us all. He has a true desire to understand the organization's challenges and explore new opportunities."

In addition to serving on Methodist Healthcare Ministries' all-volunteer board of directors, Ricks is the vice president of technology services at Documation, LLC. Ricks is a past board president for Schertz-Cibolo-Universal City Independent School District serving as a board member for 14 years.

Ricks is an active member and current board of trustees' chairman of Schertz United Methodist Church, and a United States Navy veteran. He resides in Cibolo, Texas with his wife of 37 years, Barbara. Together, they have a son named Michael.

Methodist Healthcare Ministries is fortunate to have Ricks' vision and direction as we move into a new stage of growth for Methodist Healthcare Ministries. Methodist Healthcare Ministries' board of directors is a diverse group of experts and leaders from the fields of banking, philanthropy, business development and health care. The board meets regularly to develop operational goals and metrics, report on progress being made in key areas, and explore new opportunities.