Surround yourself with people who take their work seriously, but not themselves, those who work hard and play hard.
— Rick Garcia, by way of Colin Powell

As Chief Information Officer, Rick Garcia is responsible for all aspects of technology operations for Pointsmith and its portfolio of national client brands. With more than 20 years of management and operational experience, Rick's diverse background helps ensure that the strategic business goals and needs of Pointsmith’s client brands are being met and aligned with the proper technology recommendations. 

Rick's technology experience includes a robust list of industry achievements. For example, during his tenure with the Houston Methodist Hospital Research Institute, his work on the Sepsis Early Recognition and Response Initiative was recognized and published; resulting in a large CMS Health Care Innovation Award Grant for the Institute. Outside of the technology space, Rick enjoys world travel with his wife.