Vice President of Real Estate and Property Management, University of Maryland Medical System

Richie is the Director of Operations and Maintenance for the University of Maryland Medical Center’s downtown and midtown campuses which include 3.5 million square feet and 63 employees. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Baltimore and is currently pursuing a Masters in Healthcare Administration at the University of Maryland University College. Richie is a LEED accredited professional, a Certified Healthcare Facility Manager, and a Certified Life Safety Specialist for Healthcare. After working for several years as an HVAC technician, he accepted a position as a Project Manager for a construction company specializing in healthcare. In 2010, he accepted a project manager position at the University of Maryland Medical Center. In 2015, Richie became the Director of Operations and Maintenance at UMMC’s downtown campus, and in 2018, his scope expanded to include oversight of UMMC’s midtown campus. He is an active member in the American College of Healthcare Executives, the National Fire Protection Association, the American Society for Healthcare Engineering, the Chesapeake Area Society of Healthcare Engineering, and is the former co-chair of the Healthcare Steering Committee of the Better Buildings Alliance. When not working, Mr. Stever is an amateur largemouth bass fisherman and he volunteers with Heroes on the Water, an organization that helps veterans relax, rehabilitate, and reintegrate through kayak fishing and the outdoors.