Italian businessman and accountancy expert Raffaele Riva is known for showing excellence in various fields throughout his career. Apart from being a serial entrepreneur, Riva is also known for being an authority in the sectors of wealth management, trust investments, and real estate.

As an economics graduate from the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Milan, Riva has harbored a certain expertise in the sector for a while now. But the businessman’s academic qualifications do not stop at that graduate degree. In order to become a certified Public Accountant in Italy, he also went on to obtain a Dottore Commercialista degree, and then followed it with not one but two post-graduate programs.

With the post-graduate programs that came in the form of SSQUEA and SUPSI from the Canton Ticino Management Business School and the University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland, respectively, Raffaele Riva enhanced his expertise in the fields of economics and finances.

Through his academic education as well as the experience which he garnered by working as a professional in the financial world, Raffaele Riva obtained the expertise required to succeed in his chosen line of business. It wasn’t too long before this certain skillset started to show its effects in terms of highlighting Riva’s prowess in finance as compared to many other competitors, which eventually led him to achieve his current stature in the larger business sector.

After founding his company AUREA Multi Family Office, for which he also serves as its president, Raffaele Riva went on to establish a slew of businesses under the umbrella of AUREA Multi Family Office. Through the years 1997-2008, Riva launched various startups where he also worked to scale them by holding a leadership role. This earned him a reputation for being able to launch multiple ventures across different industries.

While Riva’s education and extensive experience is to be credited at first glance, in the businessman’s own words, this was possible due to showing passion and enthusiasm in the business segments that he chose to launch his ventures in. By making sure that he was genuinely interested, Riva not only established the new entities but also had them achieve new heights of success.

Deirdre Baggot has more than two decades of experience working as both a hospital executive and clinician. She is considered an innovator in the area of bundled payments as a result of her leaderships with CMS ACE or Acute Care Episode. She has written more than twenty papers on on the subjects of healthcare reform and bundled payments. Her views and opinions are respected by many.

Deirdre Baggot is a graduate of Southern Illinois University where she earned her degree in nursing. Baggot later became a graduate of Loyola University’s Quinlan School of Business where she earned her MBA. Just a few years later Baggot continued her education by earning a Ph.D from the University of Colorado in Denver. Soon after graduation she began her career working for the Northwestern Memorial Hospital. At this position she gained valuable experience working as a manager of the hospital’s administration group. Keep up to date ECGMC Thought Leadership

Baggot’s career is full of notable leaderships positions. After working at Northwestern Memorial she transition to a position at one of the nations most prestigious medical centers. Baggot joined the University of Michigan Health System where she worked as a a business analyst and an administrative manager. Just a few years later she moved to Colorado where she gained experience working with the Cardiac and Vascular Institute. Perhaps her most notable position would come later when she got a position at GE Healthcare Partners in Los Angeles. At this position Baggot managed more than 500 employees and worked on projects that produced millions of dollars in annual revenue.

Deirdre Baggot has been featured by a number of major companies and publications. She has been a featured guest/expert on shows like “All Things Considered” and “Planet Money.” She became an expert reviewer for both CMS and Bundled Payments Models two through four. She has served in multiple leadership roles in the healthcare world and is often called upon to give her expert opinion.

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