Rick Garcia

Virtual Training Facilitator

Rick Garcia is a self-motivated and adaptable individual who completed his undergraduate studies at California State University, Long Beach. Prior to joining the CAPTC, Rick worked as a Case Investigator for the Department of Health and Human Services in the City of Long Beach. As part of the COVID-19 Surveillance Team, he focused on serving the Spanish-speaking population. Rick also worked for the health and safety department of one of the world’s largest concert promoters.

As a Virtual Training Facilitator, Rick helps deliver national coursework in case investigation and contact tracing. He is motivated by the idea that an individual is capable and worthy of much more than what many in society will allow them to believe.