Rick Stevens

President, Christian Hospital & Northwest Healthcare

As the President of Christian Hospital, Rick Stevens is responsible for positioning Christian Hospital & Northwest Healthcare as a provider of quality critical health care services in north St. Louis County. Stevens provides strategic leadership and oversees the daily operations of the 485-bed licensed hospitals. Since joining Christian Hospital & Northwest Healthcare, Stevens has successfully recruited over 30 healthcare providers and managed $120 million in capital expenditures, including the establishment of the new Siteman Cancer Center in North County.

Before joining BJC in 2016, Mr. Stevens served with Sutter California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC) St. Luke’s Hospital in San Francisco, where he held the position of Chief Administrative Officer and Vice President for CPMC for four years. With over 30 years of healthcare experience, Stevens has served in executive roles in Texas and Kentucky.

Mr. Stevens holds a master’s degree in public health from Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tenn., and a bachelor’s degree in biology from Tennessee State University.

He has been honored with several awards, including the 2022 St. Louis City NAACP Freeman/Seay Commitment to St. Louis Award, the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. 2021 Citizen of the Year Award (Upsilon Omega Chapter), the 2021 St. Louis County NAACP Community Champion Award, the 2020 Missouri Community College Association’s Distinguished Business/Industry Award, the 2019 Stellar Performer in Health Care Award from St. Louis American Foundation, and the St. Louis Business Journal’s 2017 Diverse Business Leader Award. Mr. Stevens is a Life Member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Incorporated, and a member of Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity. The Rockford, Illinois native is married and has two children.

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