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Richard “Rick” McNeight
Chief Digital Officer

As Chief Digital Officer for Health First, Richard “Rick” McNeight is responsible for the Integrated Delivery Network’s (IDN) overarching digital strategy and initiatives.

McNeight has played a critical role in Health First’s successful evolution, having served on the Health First Board of Trustees since 2013. He brings more than 30 years of international management experience founding, leading and acquiring high-tech computer, communication and software companies.

Prior to joining Health First, McNeight served as president of Modus Operandi Inc., a cutting-edge software development company specializing in Big Data analytics and database searches, boasting clients such as the U.S. military and intelligence agencies.

Born and raised in central Wisconsin, McNeight earned his Bachelor’s degree in Applied Science from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He has a Master of Science degree in Engineering (with a focus on computer information and control engineering) from the University of Michigan. In April 2006, McNeight was honored with the Dale Carnegie International Leadership Award, recognized as the single most outstanding company leader in North America. He was awarded the 2006 Entrepreneur of the Year by Founder's Forum and Economic Development Commission of Florida's Space Coast. In 2013, Congressman Bill Posey awarded McNeight the Congressional Medal of Merit for a Lifetime Achievement in Technology.