Karissa Price Rico grew up in the Wood River Valley. After graduating from Wood River High School, she was off to college, then graduate school before ending up in Los Angeles, where she worked for twenty years. Karissa returned to the Valley full-time five years ago with husband Juan Rico, a native of Madrid, Spain, and their thirteen-year-old son, Santiago. Two adorable Golden Retrievers, Messi and Enzo complete the family.

Karissa is a strategic leader with broad industry experience as well as deep healthcare experience focused on improving the healthcare experience of consumers and clinicians. Karissa currently leads Marketing Strategy for the Food, Consumables and Health and Wellness businesses at Walmart. She is passionate about driving sustainable change in the US healthcare system and empowering people to live their best lives one day at a time.