Board of Directors
R. Carter PateChairman of the Board
R. Carter Pate, 62, has been a director since May 2015 and serves as the Chairman of the Board. Since 2014, Mr. Pate has served as an independent strategic advisor to MV Transportation, Inc., the largest privately-owned passenger transportation contracting firm based in the U.S. (“MV”) and a director, since 2016, of Advanced Emissions Solutions, Inc., a publicly traded emissions solutions provider. He previously served as Chief Executive Officer of MV from 2011 to 2014. From 1996 to 2011, Mr. Pate was employed by PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP (“PwC”). From 2009 to 2011, he was the Global and U.S. Managing Partner of PwC’s Capital Projects and Infrastructure practice, and from 2005 to 2009, he was the U.S. Managing Partner of Government Services. From 2004 to 2005, Mr. Pate was PwC’s Managing Partner of U.S. Markets, and from 2000 to 2004, Mr. Pate was PwC’s Managing Partner of Advisory Services. He served as PwC’s US Leader Restructuring Services from 1998 to 2000, and as a Restructuring Partner from 1996 to 1998. Mr. Pate previously founded his own management consulting firm, served as a director and Interim President and Chief Executive Officer of Sun Television and Appliances, Inc., a television and radio retailer, as a director and Chief Executive Officer of Sun Coast Industries, Inc., and as Director of Finance at William Hudson Chemical Trading. We believe Mr. Pate’s business and financial background, as well as his experience as a senior executive and manager, are relevant to his service on the Board.
Daniel E. Greenleaf, 52, has been a director since September 2016. Mr. Greenleaf served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Home Solutions, a home infusion services provider, from December 2013 through the Company’s acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Home Solutions in September 2016, when Mr. Greenleaf was named President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company and appointed to the Board. Prior to joining Home Solutions, Mr. Greenleaf served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Coram Specialty Infusion Services and as Chief Operating Officer of Apria Healthcare Group. He joined Coram/Apria in April 2008 and led significant revenue and earnings increases before his departure in 2013. Before joining Apria/Coram, Mr. Greenleaf served as President and Chief Operating Officer of VioQuest Pharmaceuticals, a publicly traded pharmaceutical company and as President of U.S. Operations for Celltech Biopharmaceuticals. Mr. Greenleaf holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Dennison University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Miami. Mr. Greenleaf also served as a Captain and Navigator in the United States Air Force. We believe Mr. Greenleaf’s significant experience in the healthcare and home infusion industries, and in particular his experience as Chief Executive Officer of Home Solutions and Coram, are particularly relevant to Mr. Greenleaf’s service on the Board. Further, as the only Board member who is also a member of the Company’s management team, Mr. Greenleaf provides management’s perspective in Board discussions about the operations and strategic direction of the Company.
Michael G. BronfeinDirector
Michael G. Bronfein, 61, has been a director since April 2016. Mr. Bronfein currently serves as the CEO of Curio Wellness, a position he has held since August 2016. Since 2014, Mr. Bronfein has also served as an independent consultant to and investor in development stage companies within the healthcare industry. Throughout his career, Mr. Bronfein has founded or co-founded and grown a number of companies, with a focus on healthcare services, technologies, software and distribution. From 2010 to 2013, Mr. Bronfein served as Chairman and CEO of Remedi SeniorCare, which grew from a start up to the fifth-largest long term care pharmacy in the United States. Prior to joining Remedi, from 1999 to 2012, Mr. Bronfein was senior managing director of Sterling Partners, a private equity fund with a focus on education, healthcare services and technologies, and business services. Mr. Bronfein led Sterling’s healthcare investing and served as a director of several Sterling portfolio companies, including two companies that eventually completed initial public offerings. From 1991 to 1999, Mr. Bronfein was co-founder, Chairman and CEO of NeighborCare, which grew to the second-largest long term and managed care pharmacy in the United States. We believe Mr. Bronfein’s healthcare industry experience, combined with his finance and business operations background, are relevant to his service on the Board.
David W. GoldingDirector
David W. Golding, 55, has been a director since May 2015. Since 2011, Mr. Golding has served as an independent consultant to national managed care organizations, specialty pharmacy providers, pharmacy benefit management businesses and other healthcare companies. Mr. Golding currently serves as a director of VirMedica, Inc., a healthcare technology solutions company; Dunn Meadow Pharmacy, a specialized pain management pharmacy; and Global Healthcare Integrators, an international medication therapy management provider. Mr. Golding also served as a director of Salveo Specialty Pharmacy, Inc., an independent specialty pharmacy company, from 2013 to 2015. From 1987 to 2011, Mr. Golding worked at CVS Caremark, beginning his service in various capacities in the home infusion segment and culminating as Executive Vice President of Specialty Pharmacy within the pharmacy benefit management and mail service pharmacy division of CVS Health Corporation. Mr. Golding received his bachelor’s degree in pharmacy from the University of Illinois in 1984 and began his career as a Pharmacist at Cook County Hospital and a Clinical Pharmacist at St Anthony’s Memorial Hospital. We believe Mr. Golding’s clinical training, healthcare industry experience within the home infusion and specialty pharmacy, hospital and retail sectors, and executive pharmacy business skills are relevant to his service on the Board.
Michael Goldstein, 75, has been a director since May 2015. Mr. Goldstein currently serves as a director and a member of the Audit and Nominating and Governance Committees of the board of directors of Teladoc, Inc., a publicly traded provider of telehealth services. Since 2011, Mr. Goldstein has served as a global senior advisor of Jefferies & Company, Inc., an investment banking firm. From 2002 to 2012, he served as a director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of 4Kids Entertainment, Inc., an entertainment merchandise licensing company. From 2005 to 2012, Mr. Goldstein served as a director, Chairman of the Nominating and Governance Committee and as a member of the Audit Committee and the Mergers and Acquisitions Committee of Medco Health Solutions, Inc., a pharmacy benefits management company. Mr. Goldstein also served as a director of Pacific Sunwear of California, Inc., a retail clothing company, from 2006 until 2016. Mr. Goldstein previously held senior management positions in the retail industry, serving as Chief Executive Officer of Toys “R” Us, Inc., a toy retailer (“TOYS”), from 1994 to 1998, and then as TOYS’ Acting Chief Executive Officer from 1999 to 2000. He also served as the Chief Financial Officer of TOYS and as Senior Executive Vice President of Operations and Finance of Lerner Stores Corporation, a chain department store retailer. Mr. Goldstein began his career as an accountant at Ernst & Young, where he served as an audit partner for six years. We believe that Mr. Goldstein’s extensive finance and business operations background, as well as his prior experience serving on the boards of directors of public companies, are relevant to his service on the Board.
Steven Neumann, 49, has been a director since January 2017. Mr. Neumann is currently a managing partner and co-founder of Latticework Capital Management, a private equity firm that focuses on investing in healthcare companies, and serves as a consultant with KRG Capital Partners, a private equity firm. Before co-founding Latticework, Mr. Neumann was a managing director at KRG until September 2016. Mr. Neumann joined KRG in 1998, where he focused on healthcare investments and served on the boards of a number of KRG portfolio companies, including Home Solutions. We believe that Mr. Neumann’s substantial healthcare and investment experience, including his experience as a director of Home Solutions, are relevant to his service on the Board.
Tricia Nguyen, 44, has been a director since January 2014. Dr. Nguyen has been the Executive Vice President of Texas Health Resources, a nonprofit hospital system, since October 2013. From August 2011 to September 2013, Dr. Nguyen was Chief Medical Officer of Banner Health Network, an accountable care organization with more than 2,500 physicians. From April 2011 to August 2011, she was a consultant for Swope Health Services, a system of federally qualified clinics in Kansas providing primary health care, dental and behavioral health services. From April 2010 to April 2011, Dr. Nguyen was Chief Medical Officer of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City, a non-profit health insurance company. From April 2008 to April 2010, Dr. Nguyen was the Senior Medical Director of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida, a non-profit health insurance company. From August 2005 to April 2008, Dr. Nguyen was Vice President and Market Medical Officer of Humana, Inc., a managed health care company that markets and administers health insurance. Dr. Nguyen is President of Texas Health Population Health, Education, Research and Innovation Center, which focuses on sharing best practices, disseminating information about innovative approaches, leading physician-directed population health initiatives and coordinating community-based well-being collaboration. We believe her experience in the healthcare industry and managerial background, particularly her past managerial experience with health insurance companies, together with her medical experience, are particularly relevant to Dr. Nguyen’s service on the Board.
Christopher S. ShackeltonDirector
Christopher S. Shackelton, 37, has been a director since March 2015, when he was appointed pursuant to the Purchase Agreement that the Company entered into with the Coliseum Investors. Mr. Shackelton is a co-founder at Coliseum Capital Management, LLC and serves as its Managing Partner. Since 2012, he has served as a director of Providence Service Corporation, and he currently serves as Chairman of its board of directors. He has also served as a director and on the Audit Committee and Corporate Development Committee of LHC Group Inc. since 2012, and as a director of Universal Technical Institute, Inc. since 2016. Mr. Shackelton previously served on the board of directors of Advanced Emissions Solutions, Inc. from 2014 to 2016, Rural/Metro Corp. from 2008 to 2011 and Interstate Hotels & Resorts, Inc. from 2009 to 2010. He currently serves as a Trustee for New Haven Community Outreach, Connecticut Open at Yale and the W.S. Johnson Foundation. Earlier in his career, Mr. Shackelton served as an analyst for Morgan Stanley & Co. and Watershed Asset Management LLC. We believe Mr. Shackelton’s experience serving as a director for public companies and his financial and investment background are particularly relevant for his service on the Board.