Blog Posts By: Richard Zimmer, CPA, MBA

Health Forward CFO retires after 13 years: ‘blessed to be part of the growth of this amazing foundation’

December 22, 2021


Farewells are difficult so I choose not to think of it in those terms, more of a “see you soon.”  The foundation was just a little over four years old when I started as the CFO and still considered in its formative years.  Over the last 13 years, I have witnessed such tremendous growth, maturity, […]

Our Story: How Health Forward responded to COVID-19

January 20, 2021


Back in May 2020, we asked our grantees and community partners to share with us how the pandemic impacted services and everyday operations.  You responded magnificently. We heard how the pandemic produced some previously unimagined hurdles, but in a display of resiliency, you shared how you adjusted operations quickly to continue safely serving our communities. […]

CFO celebrates 10 years with Health Forward

March 14, 2019


I recently celebrated my 10th anniversary as CFO at Health Forward. The time has gone by in a flash. My career has now spanned 42 years. Over those years I have been blessed with opportunities to work in a government agency, the corporate private sector, higher-level education, entrepreneurship, and nonprofit organizations. Each career stop has […]


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