Chief Executive Officer
Rick Poulton serves as Allscripts President. He is responsible for day-to-day operations of all business units. Rick joined Allscripts in 2012 as Chief Financial Officer, overseeing all financial operations, business development and strategy for the company.
Prior to joining Allscripts, Rick served as the Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer for AAR Corp. He joined AAR in 2006 and served as Vice President of Acquisitions and Strategic Investment prior to becoming CFO and Treasurer.
Prior to his tenure with AAR, Rick spent more than ten years at UAL Corporation in a variety of financial and business development roles including Senior Vice President of Business Development as well as President and CFO of the company's client - focused Loyalty Services subsidiary. Rick also served as Vice President of Finance for online retailer Ourhouse.com from 1999 to 2000. Rick began his career in the audit practice of Arthur Andersen & Co., LLP, where he held multiple positions of increasing responsibility.
Rick has served as a board member of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Rick received his Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting, with honors, from Marquette University. He also holds a Master of Business Administration with concentrations in strategy and finance, from Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management.