Main caricature of Clay Richards, who is speaking at HLTH and is Chief Executive Officer at naviHealth, Inc. Overlay caricature of Clay Richards, who is speaking at HLTH and is Chief Executive Officer at naviHealth, Inc.

Clay Richards

Chief Executive Officer

naviHealth, Inc.


Clay Richards, CEO of naviHealth, Inc., joined naviHealth upon its founding in January 2012. As CEO of naviHealth, Mr. Richards is responsible for the strategic vision and leadership of the organization. Since its founding in 2012, naviHealth has grown to over 850 colleagues nationwide with operations in 25 states.

naviHealth is the country’s leading post‐acute care transition company. Through the combination of technology, clinical services and analytics, naviHealth enables both payors and providers to improve the quality and cost of post‐acute care and succeed in value‐based care.

Prior to joining naviHealth, Mr. Richards served as Senior Vice President at Healthways, Inc., where he served as both General Counsel and Senior Vice President. Mr. Richards received his undergraduate degree from Washington and Lee University and his law degree from the University of Mississippi.

Mr. Richards has a passion for community service and serves on the Board of Martha O’Bryan Center, which empowers children, youth, and adults in poverty to transform their lives through work, education, employment and fellowship. He also serves on the Board of Nashville Healthcare Council, the Oak Hill School Board and the Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management Board of Visitors.