Dennis Rivera is president of RC Consulting, LLC which provides strategic consulting in the areas of health care policy, quality care initiatives and labor/management partnerships. He is the Senior Advisor to the President of SEIU, the largest labor union in the United States representing more than 2.2 million members.
Mr. Rivera is the Secretary of the Partnership for Quality Care (PQC) a national joint labor- management coalition committed to ensuring quality, affordable healthcare for all Americans. It includes public, private, religious, teaching, and not- for-profit hospitals and integrated health systems in the United States. The PQC members care for more than 60 million patients each year.
Mr. Rivera held many other important posts in the national and New York labor movements, and has served on the executive boards of the Children’s Defense Fund, Riverkeeper, the environmental organization, The Center for Puerto Rican Studies, the Board of AposTherapy, The Puerto Rico Conservation Trust, The University of Puerto Rico, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Commission for a Healthy America, and Co-Chaired the New York State Medicaid Redesign Commission. Currently he is an Advisor to the President of Hunter College of the City University of New York on general policy matters.