Manager of Business Operations
Deron Riddick is the Manager of Business Operations for the Hospital Services Department at LAORA. Mr. Riddick has over 13 years of experience in public affairs, hospital relations and clinical education for transplantation and organ donation. He joined LAORA in January of 2013. Prior to joining LAORA, Deron worked for eight years as a Public Affairs and Development Associate at LifeCenter Organ Donor Network, the OPO in Cincinnati, OH. While there he worked with hospital and community partners to further visibility, awareness and support for organ, eye, and tissue donation.
In his current position at LAORA, Deron is responsible for the Hospital Services team, which works to establish and cultivate relationships with LAORA Donation Service Area hospitals, provide on-going education about the organ donation referral and recovery process to hospital critical care staff, and report key donation metrics to hospital leadership on a continuing basis. Mr. Riddick holds a B.A. in English from Miami University in Oxford, OH, a Certificate in Development Management from Indiana University/Purdue University Indianapolis, and is a member of NATCO and the AOPO HD Council. He resides in Fort Lauderdale, FL.