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Dawn Richards, Chief Financial Officer


Dawn Richards is the Chief Financial Officer for the Health Care District of Palm Beach County, a safety net health care system that includes a nationally-recognized trauma system, a skilled nursing facility, a rural public hospital, school-based health clinics, pharmacies, primary care and dental clinics and health coverage for the uninsured.

Dawn joined the Health Care District in September 2016 with extensive hospital CFO experience. She has previously served as the Chief Financial Officer at Palms of Pasadena Hospital in St. Petersburg, Fla., the former Graduate Hospital in Philadelphia, Pa. and Barrow Medical Center in Winder, Ga. In addition, she is experienced in the field of healthcare law and is licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania.

Most recently, Dawn served as the Director of Compliance and Regulatory Affairs as well as Privacy Officer for a national physician services and management company in Broward County. Her background also includes service as a Medical Specialist in the U.S. Army.

Ms. Richards earned a Doctor of Jurisprudence from Temple University in Philadelphia, Pa. and holds a Master of Science in Business Administration as well as a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Nevada.