Board of Directors

Rick Steinseifer retired from Praxair, Inc. and its successor Linde Plc, a leading global industrial gases and engineering company in 2019 after a 30 year career in the gases industry. Since his retirement, Mr. Steinseifer has served as an independent director of a $2.5 billion in revenue healthcare services company. Mr. Steinseifer served as the vice president of mergers and acquisitions for Praxair from 2005 to 2019, completing hundreds of acquisition and joint venture transactions globally, culminating in leading the deal team for the $90 billion cross-border merger with Linde AG in 2019. From 1990 to 2005, Mr. Steinseifer served in various financial management and business development positions with Praxair and Liquid Carbonic which was acquired by Praxair in 1995. Prior to 1990, Mr. Steinseifer spent 10 years in various financial management positions with GE Medical Systems. Mr. Steinseifer graduated from Carthage College with a BA in Accounting and completed the GE Financial Management Program.