StoryCorps Northwest
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Wed October 23, 2013

StoryCorps Northwest: Short-Term Plan Becomes Long Career in Yakima Valley

Outgoing Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital CEO Rick Linneweh (R), talks about his 38 year career with incoming CEO Russ Myers.
Outgoing Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital CEO Rick Linneweh (R), talks about his 38 year career with incoming CEO Russ Myers.

To some observers, many people take jobs in Yakima with a two-year plan in mind. That was the case for Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital's CEO, Rick Linneweh, and also for the hospital’s senior vice president and chief operating officer, Russ Myers. But Rick decided to forgo the two-year plan, and in this excerpt from StoryCorps Northwest, he tells Russ why he ended up staying at his job for 38 years.

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