Richard Yadon is President and CEO of the MMS Group. In this role he is responsible for directing growth initiatives including marketing, sales, customer service and new product development efforts that deliver high-value outcomes for our clients.
Yadon also serves as a consultant and advisor to Careers With A Purpose (CWAP). CWAP is a world wide, faith based organization that helps men and women find their unique purpose and career calling.
Prior to founding the MMS Group, Yadon held several executive level management positions with insurance companies such as Prudential, Willis, Met Life and AIM Healthcare Services. His background includes 25 years of experience with Medicaid, Medicare, and commercial health plans. His career has focused on business development, strategic planning, operations, and revenue cycle management. Yadon has recruited, managed and built teams with hundreds of field personnel and has had budgetary responsibility in excess of $18,000,000. He has played key roles in expanding revenue and increasing profitability.
Prior to starting his career in the healthcare industry Yadon served 17 years active and reserve in the U.S. Navy surface and submarine forces. Yadon is the recipient of the Meritorious Service Award, Navy Expeditionary Medal (Lebanon), and Navy Achievement Medal. Yadon is an alumni of Williamson Christian College and the University of North Florida.
In his spare time he has ran marathons, skydived, lived in nine states, traveled to 37 states, visited 10 countries, and referees high school football and lacrosse. Yadon serves his church as a lay teacher, leadership committee member, past Deacon, and as the past leader of the men’s ministry department. He currently facilitates a career transition ministry at his church.
Yadon resides in Franklin TN, and has been married for 30 years. He and his wife have two adult children.