Dick Tibbits


Dr. Dick Tibbits has worked in hospital administration for over twenty-five years. He served as Chief Operating Officer at Florida Hospital Tampa (a 500 bed hospital), Chief Operating Officer at Loma Linda University Medical Center - Murrieta (a teaching hospital), Chief People Officer (Sr. VP for HR) at Florida Hospital Orlando (over 15,000 employees), Chief Learning Officer also at Florida Hospital Orlando,  Vice President for Innovation and Health at Celebration Health (a unique partnership between Florida Hospital and the Walt Disney Co.),  and Vice President for Operations at Kettering Medical Center in Dayton, OH.

Dr. Tibbits has his doctoral degree in psychology and is a licensed professional mental health counselor. He is also a researcher and the author of 5 books that have been translated into 4 different languages. His most recent book is entitled “The Stress Recovery Effect.”  He is a sought after speaker who has spoken at Harvard Medical School, The Mayo Clinic, The National Institute of Health, Stanford University, Duke University, The International Conference on Stress as well as many other national conferences and universities around the country.  He has also presented his work internationally in England, Switzerland, Australia, New Zealand, Canada India, Hong Kong and the Philippines.

Dr. Tibbits is currently focusing on what he truly enjoys: helping others perform at their best.  He now serves as both an executive coach to corporate leaders as well as a performance coach to some of the worlds premier motorsport racers.  His passion is to translate the latest research into applied best practice.