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About Richard S. Citrin, Ph.D., MBA

Richard Citrin is passionate about helping organizations develop exceptional leadership. Individuals succeed beyond expectations, achieving remarkable results that are directly attributable to his guidance and coaching. An action-oriented consultant, Richard uses his skills as a licensed psychologist along with his experience as a business owner and corporate executive to uncover opportunities and solutions for effectively navigating unexpected and routine challenges.

With a strong track record working with Fortune 500 companies, non-profit organizations as well as state and local governments, Richard  believes in his clients’ abilities to explore the right paths and pursue them with passion. His large-cap clients have included PPG Industries, LANXESS, Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway, FedEx, Miller Brewing (now SAB), the City of Pittsburgh, The State of Arkansas, Allegheny Technology, The University of Pittsburgh, Radio Shack and American Airlines, among many others. Small-cap companies have included The Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank, The Memory Training Center, Adjudica, King Financial Services and MD&A Financial Services. Richard is the exclusive provider of executive and professional coaching programs for Leadership Pittsburgh, Inc. By helping companies to clearly identify goals and objectives, Richard Citrin works closely with organizations to achieve unbounded leadership, profitably, efficiently and effectively.

He is the author of the nationally renowned “How to Get a Job” series and has published numerous articles on workplace and career topics. Richard is also a contributing member of The National Business Group on Health’s study to engage large employers in using evidenced-based approaches that help improve employee healthcare.

Richard Citrin established Iatreia Institute, one of the largest behavioral healthcare organizations in the southwest, which was subsequently acquired by Corphealth. He and his colleagues doubled revenues for this nationally recognized company, successfully merging the organization into Humana Healthcare in 2005. From there, he held a senior executive position with the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center’s Health Plan where he further built a specialty of business consulting serving as both an internal consultant to UPMC’s leadership team along with providing services to hundreds of customers of the Health Plan.

He serves on the boards of Allegheny Health Choices, Three Rivers Community Foundation, Dance Alloy Theater and is on the planning commission of O’Hara Township. He is a frequent speaker, workshop leader and trainer. Dr. Citrin holds an MBA from the Braniff School of Business. The nationally syndicated writer George Will once called Richard a liar. Mr. Will was wrong in his assertion but Richard was not given the opportunity to rebut the comment.