Atlanta, GA – Capio® today announced that co-founder and chairman Jim Richards has been selected as the winner of the first Integrity Award by the Receivables Management Association at their annual conference. The award is presented to an industry leader who upholds integrity in the accounts receivable management industry. Richards is a former ACA International board president and board member.
The Integrity Award recognizes an individual that demonstrates integrity in action, either professionally or personally. Richards was selected as the first recipient of the award for his years of demonstrating integrity and contributing positively to the receivables management industry.
“Jim Richards has dedicated his life to helping others achieve their goals in an honest and ethical manner,” said Mark Detrick, co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, Capio. “Our approach to serving patients is to treat each person as an individual and provide them with options to resolve their healthcare expense obligations. Jim is highly respected within our industry, and we are proud of his cultural legacy that embodies the concept of compassionate care.”
“I am deeply honored to have been selected by the Receivables Management Association as the first winner of the Integrity Award,” said Richards. “I have always stressed the importance of honesty and integrity with employees, customers, partners, and patients”
Prior to founding Capio, Richards was president of West Asset Management and was president of Medaphis Services Corp. He is the board President of the Marco Island Center of the Arts, board member of the Rotary Club of Marco Island, and Chairman of the International Collector Group (ICG).