As CBRE’s Director of the Center of Excellence for Baylor Scott & White Health, Rick Frisinger is responsible for account safety, CMMS database administration, maintenance planning and scheduling, analytics, and call center activities. His business acumen coupled with his technical knowledge and experience makes him a savvy and respected leader, enabling clients to focus on their core business.
Rick holds a Master of Science in Management from Texas A&M. He is a Certified Six Sigma Master Black Belt, a Certified Power Engineer and a Licensed Electrician. His 35-year professional career began with service to his country in the United States Army. His reputation for a strong work ethic is reflected in a track record of leading continuous process improvement projects that result in reducing process variation, eliminating waste, organizational savings, and revenue growth. His best practices solutions have resulted in millions of dollars in savings and increased revenue.
Prior to joining CBRE, Rick was a Performance Improvement Project Manager for Children’s Medical Center in Dallas, a private, not-for-profit, pediatric healthcare provider that is licensed for 559 beds and has more than 50 subspecialty programs spanning two campuses, serving more than 528,000 patient visits annually. Accomplishments there include leading a materials management project that realized $500k in savings and decreased floor charges by 66%, and facilitating data analysis that assisted the organization in saving $215k.
- Researched and analyzed usage of company owned vehicles and identified potential savings of more than $24M.
- Led a Six Sigma project team that developed and implemented the systems and processes required to successfully secure the business of a major OEM account resulting in over $17M in sales revenue.
- Served as a facilitator on a safety culture cross functional project team in which new safety training methodology was created and implemented within the organization.
- Coached a Black Belt during her first Rapid Improvement Workshop, which resulted in a 45% improvement in throughput and a 29% improvement in total cycle time by eliminating waste and reducing variation.