Longevity Through Leadership.

Bill Rivard
President & CEO
Position Purpose
  • Create and grow a medical staffing company that transcends industry standards in innovation, service, teamwork and contribution.

  • Improve medical staffing services to our Government and Commercial clients, our providers, and ultimately to our patients.

  • Ensure that leading-edge staffing technology and methods are continuously and readily available to health care delivery systems from a single source.

  • Improve medical services to veterans.

  • Create long-term opportunity and a professional development path for all Matrix employees.

Professional Background
  • 33 years’ licensed Colorado optometrist since 1983; 20 years’ patient care, teaching, clinical leadership

  • Lifetime membership, Armed Forces Optometric Society and American Optometric Association

  • 7 years’ national professional Advocacy Committee work for AOA

  • 4 years as a council member, national Healthcare Workforce Advisory Council

  • MBA and Fellowship, Executive Healthcare Management, 1996

  • Graduate, Babson College-Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses post-graduate program in management and growth, 2015

  • 28 years’ military service, Army Medical Department, retired Colonel (2003), acting Chief of Staff, Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Germany

  • 5 years in national-level Federal contracting and finance:Department of Defense Health Affairs

  • 3 years as a large-corporate staffing Director

  • 10 years of entrepreneurial medical staffing, all as founder-President-CEO-CFO

  • Two successful medical staffing company launches over the past 10 years; Catalyst Professional Services as prototype for Matrix Providers

  • Matrix’ 75+% growth year-over-year for 5 straight years and still growing

Personal Interests
  • Sons Ian (architecture student) and Carson (biomedical engineering student)

  • Travel, outdoors, skiing, golf, art, classical and other music, geography, environment