David Richardson PhD, COOP
Vice President -Corrections and Rehabilitation
Coalition for Responsible Community Development
Dr. David Richardson is a seasoned healthcare leader with a demonstrated history of strategic program management and resource optimization. Serving as Interim Chief of Service at the Greater Los Angeles VA Medical Center, he spearheaded patient-centered forensic-behavioral health care, ensuring efficient utilization of government resources. During his tenure as Managing Director at Richardson, Mosley, Richardson and Doyle, he guided the growth of medical and social work services, achieving consistent double-digit expansion. With a role as Sr. Training Specialist at the Department of Homeland Security, he aligned disaster management with the agency's mission. As Vice President at Phoenix Houses of California, he achieved budget savings and skillfully mediated complex executive-level issues. Through leadership at California Correctional Health Care Services, he achieved program excellence. His proficiency in conflict resolution, mediation, and ombudsman practices is underscored by certifications including Certified Organizational Ombudsman Practitioner.