TUCSON, Ariz., Sept. 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- C4 Recovery Solutions, Inc., a globally-recognized thought-leader in the behavioral healthcare sector is pleased to announce the appointment of Robert Ryberg as Chief Executive Officer as of Monday September 5th, 2016. Mr. Ryberg has been intimately involved in the financial and operational management of behavioral healthcare businesses for over a decade. He has held a variety of clinical and executive management roles within the addiction treatment and behavioral healthcare fields. Most recently, Mr. Ryberg cofounded Peak Consulting Partners, an industry leading financial and management consulting firm focused on the delivery of advisory consulting to private equity groups and multistate organizations. In addition to the delivery of consulting services, Mr. Ryberg has vast experience as an owner and operator of privately held behavioral healthcare organizations.
C4 Recovery Solutions, Inc., formerly known as the Coalition for Outcomes Based Benefits (COBB), was organized over 30 years ago as a network of addiction and behavioral health professionals, policymakers, payers, and other stakeholders concerned about the quality of and access to addiction treatment services. Today, C4 Recovery Solutions has evolved into a global organization dedicated to promoting accountability-based treatment services, increasing access to treatment, and educating and training addiction treatment professionals. C4 currently operates industry conferencing events, delivers formal consulting services, facilitates training and education and operates treatment facilities located in Istanbul, Turkey.
Mr. Ryberg has served on the board of directors for C4 Recovery Solutions for the past 5 years and has assisted with financial reporting and the development of research and conferencing efforts. Robert holds a BS from Utah Valley University, as well as an MBA with a concentration in Entrepreneurship and Healthcare Management from The University of Arizona's Eller College of Management. He is a Certified Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor (CADC-II) and has worked on national initiatives to assist in the delivery of quality outcomes-driven healthcare.
In the new role, Mr. Ryberg will be responsible for the functional units of the organization which include conferencing, consulting and research / development. Initial efforts will be focused on the expansion of the consulting division, geographic growth of conferencing and inception of strategic plans for philanthropy. According to the chairman and founder, Ric Ohrstrom, "When C4's predecessor, COBB started about 30 years ago, we were chasing the market. Not only was the concept of value based purchasing off most of the fields radar, the economic structure was not suitable to support it. Now the market is coming to us." Ryberg said "C4 truly has its finger on the pulse of the rapidly changing field of addiction treatment and I couldn't be more excited to partner with an organization that is solutions-focused and outcomes-driven." C4 Recovery has a variety of research and development initiatives in its pipeline that will be announced in the coming months.
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SOURCE C4 Recovery Solutions, Inc.