Rich Saunders has been with the Utah Department of Health since April 2015. He brings 23 years of business experience from the private sector with significant involvement in product manufacturing, retail sales, construction, and SAAS product management. Rich has a passion for helping people achieve their goals and treasures the great people he works with in the public sector. He currently plays an integral role in developing and implementing a department-wide performance management model that promotes a culture of accountability and continuous quality improvement. He is skilled in working with teams of people to unravel constraints and unleash performance. Rich is a strong professional and experienced also in leadership development, strategic planning, sales, e-commerce, and entrepreneurship.