Our Team

RICHARD WELLS, Director, Communications and Marketing

Richard Wells has more than 20 years experience in all phases of communications, public affairs, public relations, and marketing. His career began as the public relations director for The Center for Literacy in Philadelphia, a non-profit agency working to teach adults to read. In the late 1980s, Richard became part of the healthcare industry in southeastern Pennsylvania, including sixteen years with Main Line Health, one of the largest multi-hospital systems in Pennsylvania.

At Main Line Health, Richard was responsible for internal and external corporate communications, media relations, community and government relations, and crisis communications for a billion-dollar organization with more than 8,000 employees. He was a member of the senior management team and reported directly to the CEO. He worked closely with both the Marketing Department and the Human Resources Department, for which he also became an in-house management trainer. At MEI, Richard supports all aspects of communications and marketing.

In 2007, Richard left Main Line Health to become the principal and co-founder of The Wellynn Group, a consulting practice in public affairs, marketing, and communications. Richard holds an English degree from the University of Virginia and an MBA from St. Joseph's University in Philadelphia.