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Rick Kes

Partner- Health Care Industry Senior Analyst


Summary of experience

Rick has years of experience providing professional services to organizations in the health care ecosystem. He has served a wide variety services for organizations ranging from large organizations with more than $12 billion in annual revenue to small, standalone entities with less than $1 million in annual revenue.  Rick has served clients across the health care continuum including integrated health systems, physician groups, safety-net hospitals, health insurance clients, and other various health care related entities.  Rick has experience in governmental, not for profit, and statutory accounting standards.     

In January 2018, Rick was selected as a fellow in RSM’s cutting edge Industry Eminence Program, which positions its fellows to understand, predict and communicate economic, business and technology trends shaping the industries RSM serves. Eminence fellows advise clients on conditions impacting their business.

Clients he has served include the following:

·      Essentia Health 

·      Health First 

·      University of Arizona Health Network and related health plans (now owned by Banner)

·      Mayo Clinic

·      Medica Health Plans

·      Memorial Healthcare

·      Quartz Health Plans

·      Vidant Health

·      UW Health

Business and professional affiliations

·      American Institute of Certified Public Accountants  

·      Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants

·      Healthcare Financial Management Association

·      Finance Committee Chair and Board Member at Pinky Swear Foundation

·      Member of an audit committee of a nonprofit entity in Bloomington, Minnesota


·      Bachelor of Science, accounting and finance, Minnesota State University, Mankato