Lynn Ricci is Senior Vice President, Chief Operating Officer at Hospital for Special Care where she is responsible for strategic planning, marketing and communications and employee relations. She oversees outpatient services including therapies and physician clinics, pharmacy, lab and radiology services, community sports programs, the Manes & Motions Therapeutic Riding Center, Inc., the Aquatic and Fitness Center, as well as HSC’s skilled-nursing operations.
Most recently, in response to a rising need to care for children living with Autism, Lynn led the development of the new HSC Autism Center. The HSC Autism Center provides a variety of diagnostic, assessment and consulting services for children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). As a member of Governor Malloy’s Healthcare working group, Lynn is currently participating on the Governor’s task force to study the needs of individuals on the Autism Spectrum.
She holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree in psychology, as well as a sixth-year degree in Psychology and is a licensed Long-term Healthcare Administrator. Lynn is actively involved in the community through both professional and civic organizations. She is an active Rotarian, a past member of the American Red Cross Advisory Council, an executive board member of the New Britain Academy for Health Professions, a board member of the Connecticut Alliance for Long Term Care, and a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE).