Richard Katz, MBA, President and CEO, HRMS, Inc., is a 30-year veteran of HR, recruiting, employment, training and career counseling. Following a career in corporate HR and as a management consultant with Ernst and Young, Richard Katz founded Human Resource Marketing Services, Inc. (HRMS). HRMS has become a recognized industry leader in Health IT Workforce issues, innovative recruiting and employment technologies and workforce development expertise, providing customized job search workshops, incumbent employee training to hundreds of employers and thousands of job seekers, from entry-level to senior executive. Richard is the recipient of the national SHRM Pericles Award for “outstanding contribution to the Human Resource industry.” Residing in Los Angeles, Richard holds a B.S. in Business Administration from UCLA and an M.A. in Industrial Relations from the University of Minnesota. Richard serves on the HIMSS National Career Advisory Board and is a nationally recognized speaker on Health IT Workforce issues.