Rick Smith joined Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in February 2019 and serves as the Chief Information Officer charged with providing the vision, leadership and management of all information technology services and functions for PCOM’s Pennsylvania and Georgia locations.
Smith brings more than two decades of experience leading the technological development of architecture and application development frameworks in a variety of industries. Most recently, he served as vice president of corporate information technology at Elwyn, one of the largest human service organizations in the U.S., located in Media, Pennsylvania. In that role, he worked to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of that organization’s IT infrastructure, which positively impacted roughly 3,500 employees.
Smith received his master’s in business administration and his bachelor’s in management information systems both from St. Joseph’s University.