As president of Allscripts, Rick Poulton is responsible for day-to-day operations of all business units. Rick initially joined Allscripts in 2012 as chief financial officer to oversee the company’s financial operations, business development and strategy.
Rick served as the chief financial officer and treasurer for AAR Corp., after joining the company in 2006 as vice president of acquisitions and strategic investment. He spent more than 10 years at UAL Corporation in progressively more senior financial and business development roles, including senior vice president of business development, as well as president and chief financial officer (CFO) of the company's loyalty services subsidiary. Rick began his career in the audit practice of Arthur Andersen & Co., LLP, where he held multiple increasingly responsible positions.
Rick has served on the board of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting, with honors, from Marquette University and a Master of Business Administration, with concentrations in strategy and finance, degree from Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management.