System Vice President – Facilities & Real Estate
Rick Redetzke is the System Vice President – Facilities & Real Estate for SSM Health based in St. Louis, MO. Rick has responsibilities for Planning, Design, and Construction, as well as Plant Operations, Real Estate, Security, Environmental Safety, and Emergency Preparedness for 23 hospitals across 4 states. Rick joined SSM in 2018, after 7 years as Senior Vice President – Facilities & Real Estate for Spectrum Health in Grand Rapids, MI.
Much of Rick’s previous career focused on real estate development, planning, design, and construction. Rick has degrees in Industrial Engineering and Business from UW-Platteville and an MBA from Western Michigan University. He is a Fellow with ACHE, has his CHFM, and guest lectures two MPH classes at the University of Michigan.