J. Clark Ribordy, came to Ottawa University in February of 2009 following a ten year career at Tutera Health Care Services of Kansas City, where he served as the Chief Financial Officer with responsibilities for the financial management of over eighty long term care facilities nationwide. Prior to that appointment, he served eight years as the Vice President of Finance and Controller for Sage Health Services of Evansville, Indiana. He also worked in public accounting for several years prior to Sage Health Services as an audit manager for Sanden, Shambo & Anderson CPA’s of Colorado Springs, Colorado, Arthur Andersen of Chicago, Illinois, and McGladrey and Pullen of Champaign, Illinois.
Mr. Ribordy has substantial experience in designing, implementing and overseeing complex management and reporting systems; management in an environment with numerous off-site locations; keen attention to detail in a highly regulated and thinly margined industry; acquisitioning and financial feasibility analysis; and capital planning and budgeting. Ribordy has a very “hands-on” approach to leadership, with a proven record of developing, coaching and challenging employees to achieve success through accountability and performance. He has had an essay published in PC World magazine, and has also been a guest speaker at the National Investors Conference in Arlington, Virginia and the Investors and Attorney’s Conference in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Mr. Ribordy earned a BS (Magna Cum Laude) in Accounting and Business Administration from Illinois State University in 1983. He became a licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in 1983.