Rich Schutt

Immediate Past Chair

Chief Executive Officer, Providence Life Services (Illinois, USA)

Richard C. Schutt, Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Schutt has been with the organization over 35 years. He has the responsibility for overseeing operations, finance, marketing, development, and administrative divisions of Providence Life Services. Mr. Schutt was a past Board of Directors Chair of the national association, LeadingAge, formerly known as AAHSA.  He has served on his local church and school boards. He is also the past-chair of the State LeadingAge affiliate in Illinois. He is President of Providence Management, which owns a Technology Company and Development Company. In addition, Mr. Schutt is the past-chair of an alliance of long term care agencies in Chicago, known as Symbria. Mr. Schutt has a Master’s in Health Administration from Governors State University where he has taught courses in Nursing Home Administration and Concepts of Long-Term Care. During his tenure as Chair of LeadingAge the Center for Aging Services Technologies (CAST) was established. Mr. Schutt and Providence Life Services have continued to participate in the leadership of the CAST Commission. Mr. Schutt has been involved with the International Association of Homes and Services for the Aging since its inception.