DCH, a prominent healthcare provider, is pleased to welcome Rick Plummer as its new Vice President of Marketing and Communications. With over 24 years of experience in health care marketing, public affairs, and innovation, Plummer brings a wealth of expertise to the organization. His distinguished career includes notable roles at Wellstar MCG Health in Georgia and Dignity Health in California, where he played pivotal roles in brand development and crafted award-winning marketing strategies.
Prior to joining the healthcare sector, Rick Plummer built a solid foundation in broadcast journalism. His career in the media industry included serving as a TV news reporter for KEPR-TV in Pasco, Washington, and as a news producer for KLAS-TV in Las Vegas. This diverse background equips him with a unique perspective that will undoubtedly contribute to the success of DCH’s marketing and communications initiatives.
During his tenure as the Assistant Vice President of Marketing and Branding for Wellstar MCG Health, Plummer demonstrated his ability to lead successful marketing campaigns. His contributions were instrumental in enhancing the brand’s visibility and establishing effective communication channels. At Dignity Health in California, he coordinated brand development efforts, resulting in the implementation of award-winning marketing strategies that set new standards in the industry.
In his role at DCH, Rick Plummer will collaborate closely with organizational leaders to develop and execute comprehensive marketing and communications strategies. This will encompass media relations, internal and external communications, executive communications, and digital strategy. His multifaceted skill set positions him as a key player in advancing DCH’s visibility and engagement with the community.
Plummer’s academic journey includes a bachelor’s degree in broadcast communications from Washington State University. Additionally, he holds a master’s degree in health care innovation from Arizona State University, reflecting his commitment to staying at the forefront of industry trends and advancements.
A proud Rotarian, Rick Plummer is enthusiastic about integrating into the Tuscaloosa community. His community engagement aligns with DCH’s commitment to fostering positive relationships and contributing to the well-being of the areas it serves.
DCH is poised for continued success with the appointment of Rick Plummer as Vice President of Marketing and Communications. His extensive experience, innovative mindset, and proven track record make him a valuable addition to the organization’s leadership team. As DCH looks forward to the future, Plummer’s strategic vision and commitment to excellence will undoubtedly