Richard Knight received his M.B.A. from the University of Virginia Darden School of Business and his B.A. from Hampton University. He is a results-oriented business strategist with diverse experience in public and private sectors in Finance, Accounting, Business Development, Healthcare, and Non-Profits. Entrepreneurial experience includes starting and running several ventures. Currently, he is a business strategist, providing patient engagement consulting for healthcare organizations and businesses developing tools designed to leverage patient input and preferences in their care plans and quality measures. He serves as an adjunct professor at Bowie State University (BSU). He is a founding member of BSU’s College of Business Advisory Council.
Mr. Knight is a healthcare professional and a former hemodialysis patient. He received a kidney transplant approximately 15 years ago. He is President of the American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP), which is the oldest and largest independent kidney patient organization in the United States.