Schumacher Group Adds Focused Role of EM/HM Chief Operations Officer to its Executive Leadership Team

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Houston-based Rita Roberts appointed to role within top governing body of SG

"We are confident her role will be a valuable asset to our company." - Rich D'Amaro, CEO of Schumacher Group

Schumacher Group (SG) announces a new edition to its Executive Leadership Team (ELT), the highest-ranking leadership governance body for the company, with Rita Roberts, Chief Operations Officer of Emergency Medicine and Hospital Medicine.

Roberts brings 30 years of clinical nursing and business management experience to this focused role, dedicated solely to ensuring SG’s hospital partners are satisfied and successful. Her service at SG started in 2003 as Regional Vice President.

“Rita has displayed exceptional leadership, decision-making, and service skills,” said Rich D’Amaro, SG Chief Executive Officer. “We are confident her role will be a valuable asset to our company as we continue our strong commitment to providing unmatched care to patients and superior EM & HM services to our partners.”

Roberts also bring extensive knowledge from her background with hospitals across Texas and Missouri, and from her service as principal and COO of a health care consulting firm that provided operational and financial analysis to clients.

“I’m honored to participate in this role, and am enthusiastic about the future of SG as we continue a commitment to quality care,” said Roberts. “I feel fortunate to have this opportunity to work with such dynamic and sharp leaders.”

A Washington, Missouri native, Roberts is a graduate of St. Mary’s College and is member of the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA), Emergency Department Practice Management Association (EDPMA), and National Association of Professional Women. She will remain based out of the SG Houston office.

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Caring for some 4 million patients annually, Schumacher Group is one of the largest emergency medical staffing and management companies in the U.S, as well as a health care resource for Hospital Medicine, Wellness Programs, Care Management, Urgent Care, and Billing & Coding. For more information, visit

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