Richard Barasch has served as Chairman of the Board since 2019 and has more than 30 years of experience in healthcare services, health insurance, and related industries. Mr. Barasch was Chief Executive Officer of Universal American Corp., a publicly-traded health insurance and services company focused on the senior market and government programs, from 1995 until Universal American’s acquisition by WellCare Health Plans in May 2017. Mr. Barasch has developed an extensive network of contacts throughout the healthcare industry and speaks regularly at industry conferences as a healthcare services expert. He is currently on the Board of Directors of ELMC Risk Management Inc., HouseWorks, LLC and Quest Analytics. He is on the Board of Advisors of the Health Policy and Management program at the Columbia University School of Public Health, where he is also an Assistant Adjunct Professor, and the Brown School of Public Health. He also serves on the Board of Trustees of the Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York. Mr. Barasch graduated from Swarthmore College and Columbia University Law School.
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Alan Quasha is the Chief Executive Officer of Quadrant Management, Inc., the predecessor of which was founded in 1978. Mr. Quasha has also been a Partner of Vanterra Capital LLC since 2008 and an Investment Committee Member of Trilantic Capital Partners Fund IV since 2009. He serves as a board member of numerous companies, including his roles as Chairman of Carret Asset Management, LLC since 2004, Chairman of Brean Capital, LLC since 2005, Non-Executive Director of Compagnie Financiere Richemont SA (SWISS: CFR.VX) since 2000 and ARC Group Worldwide, Inc. since 2016, where he also serves as the Chief Executive Officer. As a venture capital investor, Mr. Quasha brings strategic and financial experience to our board of directors. He has evaluated and invested in numerous companies in the U.S. and emerging markets, across various industries. Many of these investments involved significant hands-on operating experience. He is also Chairman of the Brain Trauma Foundation, was a past Director of American Express Funds and a former Governor of the American Stock Exchange. Mr. Quasha holds a bachelor’s degree from Harvard College, an MBA from Harvard Business School, a Master of Law degree from New York University Law School and a Doctorate of Law from the Harvard Law School.
Terence Connors currently serves as board member and audit committee chairman of FS Credit Real Estate Income Trust, Inc. and Suburban Propane Partners L.P. (NYSE) and previously served as board member and audit committee chairman of Cardone Industries, Inc., a privately-held automotive aftermarket parts remanufacturer. After a nearly 40-year career with two international public accounting firms, he retired from KPMG LLP in 2015, where he held the positions of Professional Practice Partner and SEC Reviewing Partner. He was also a member of KPMG’s Board of Directors from 2011 to 2015 and chaired the Audit, Finance & Operations Committee. Mr. Connors has worked with numerous public and private companies, including Fortune 500 companies, as a senior audit and global lead partner. He also currently serves as an Advisor to Navigate Corporation, a management consulting firm headquartered in the Philadelphia area. Mr. Connors served 14 years on the board of the Philadelphia Chapter of the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), including as Chairman and President and is a NACD Board Leadership Fellow. He has served on several nonprofit boards, including the Philadelphia YMCAs and Gesu School and currently serves as a Trustee and Finance Committee Chair at St. Joseph’s Preparatory School in Philadelphia. He is a graduate of LaSalle University with a bachelor’s degree in Accounting.
Susan Weaver, M.D. has served on our board of directors since February 2018. She has served as the Chief Executive Officer of C 3 HealthcareRX, a healthcare and pharmacy services company, since July 2016, and as the Founder and President of Transformation Health Partners, LLC since September 2015. Dr. Weaver was the Chief Medical Officer for Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina from 2014 to 2015 after serving as the Vice President, Health Delivery Redesign from December 2012 to early 2014. Prior to joining Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina, Dr. Weaver was the Executive Vice President, Medical Affairs for WakeMed Health & Hospital from September 2011 to December 2012 and the Senior Vice President, Medical Affairs and Physician Practices from January 2009 to September 2011. Dr. Weaver also served as an Executive Director and Physician and founding member for Alliance Medical Ministry, a 501(c)(3) providing medical care to the working uninsured of Wake County, North Carolina. She holds an M.D. from Duke University School of Medicine and a B.S. in Psychology from Duke University.
Dale Wolf has served as a member of the board of directors of Molina Healthcare, Inc. since 2013 and as chairman of the board since 2017. Mr. Wolf served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Onecall Care Management Inc. from January 2016 to February 2019 and as executive chairman from September 2015 to January 2016. Mr. Wolf served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of DBW Healthcare, Inc. from January 2014 to June 2018. Mr. Wolf served as the executive chairman of Correctional Healthcare Companies, Inc., a national provider of correctional health care solutions, from December 2012 to July 2014. From 2005 to 2009, Mr. Wolf served as Chief Executive Officer of Coventry Health Care, Inc., a diversified national health care company, and served as the Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Coventry Health Care, Inc. from 1996 to 2005. Mr. Wolf was also a member of the boards of directors of Correctional Healthcare Companies, Inc. from 2012 to 2014, Coventry Healthcare, Inc. from 2005 to 2009 and Catalyst Health Solutions, Inc. from 2003 to 2012. Mr. Wolf graduated from Eastern Nazarene College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mathematics, with honors, and from the MIT Sloan School Senior Executive Program. He has also been a fellow in the Society of Actuaries since 1979.
Entrepreneur, thought leader, and visionary, David Williams has shaped the foundations of digital health innovation helping more than 2 million people use health information to drive better care and outcomes. David is currently co-founder and CEO of Care3, a leading technology platform that uses real-world data to drive healthcare interactions and interventions to improve patient outcomes and reduce costs of care delivered in the home and community. Care3 is inspired by David’s experience caring for his mother prior to her passing and his special needs son.
Prior to Care3, David was Co-Founder and CEO of InvolveCare, a mobile task crowdsourcing application for family caregivers. InvolveCare was acquired into Aetna’s enterprise technology suite after only fourteen months in operation. David previously was a Founding Executive of PatientsLikeMe, the world’s first and leading consumer health data sharing platform. He has also held corporate leadership positions at Aetna, Eli Lilly and Company and Deloitte.
David is a 2013 Henry Crown Fellow and a 2018 Braddock Fellow of The Aspen Institute and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network. David earned a BS in Economics and Entrepreneurial Management from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA in Digital Strategy with a certificate in Corporate Governance from the UCLA Anderson School of Management.
Bradley Coppens has served on our board of directors since July 2020. Brad Coppens joined One Equity Partners (“OEP”) in 2006 and is a Managing Director based in New York. During his tenure at OEP, Mr. Coppens has focused on and completed numerous investments in the healthcare and technology-enabled services industries. From 2012 to 2014, Mr. Coppens lived in São Paulo, Brazil and led OEP’s prior investing efforts in the region. Mr. Coppens is also a member of the boards of directors of Cless Cosméticos, Ernest Health, OneLink, The Results Companies, Simplura Health Group and Unicoba, and was previously a member of the boards of directors of Allied, Portal de Documentos, Prodigy Health Group, Systagenix Wound Management, Wow! Nutrition and X-Rite. Mr. Coppens was also deeply involved in OEP’s investments in ArthroCare and Wright Medical. Prior to joining OEP, Mr. Coppens worked in the investment banking division of JPMorgan in the mergers and acquisitions group where he focused on healthcare and various other industries. Mr. Coppens is actively involved in a number of non-profit organizations and serves as a board member of The TEAK Fellowship. Mr. Coppens received his B.B.A. from the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan, where he graduated with high distinction.
Ted is a founding partner at Peloton Equity. Peloton Equity is a private equity firm focused on investments in growth companies that serve the healthcare industry. Prior to founding Peloton, Ted was a partner at Ferrer Freeman & Company. Ted started his career as a financial analyst at Donaldson, Lufkin and Jenrette, where he was responsible for healthcare investment banking.
Ted currently serves on the boards of AdaptHealth, Aerosafe Global, Arcadia Solutions, ClearSky Health, Friday Health Plans, Health Plan One, and Identity Theft Guard Solutions (d/b/a ID Experts).
Ted holds a bachelor’s degree from Princeton University.
Steve Griggs was named CEO of AdaptHealth in June 2021. He joined the Company as co-CEO following the 2021 acquisition of AeroCare. Mr. Griggs founded AeroCare in 2000 and led the organization as CEO. Prior to AeroCare, Mr. Griggs served as CFO, COO and President of Rotech Medical Corporation. He began his career as a CPA and later served as controller for a tourist and entertainment conglomerate in Orlando, FL, where he led the financial turnaround efforts. Mr. Griggs holds a B.S.B.A in Business Management from East Tennessee State University and a B.S.B.A. in Accounting from University of Central Florida.
Joshua Parnes joined AdaptHealth Holdings in 2013 with the acquisition of Ocean Home Health and was appointed President of AdaptHealth Holdings in August 2017. Mr. Parnes has served on our board of directors since the closing of the business combination. Mr. Parnes is an HME entrepreneur building Ocean Home Health from a startup into a tech focused HME provider and has over 16 years of operating experience in the home medical equipment industry. Mr. Parnes focuses on technology, strategy and operations.
Jason Clemens joined AdaptHealth from MEDNAX, Inc. (“MEDNAX”) (NYSE: MD), a national provider of health solutions to hospitals, health systems, and healthcare facilities, where he served as Senior Vice President and Operations Chief Financial Officer. Over a nine-year career at MEDNAX, Mr. Clemens held positions of increasing responsibility in operations management and finance. Prior to joining MEDNAX, Mr. Clemens gained experience with the United States Army, supporting the Republic of Korea Army in Wonju, South Korea. He later served in progressive roles within operations management and finance at Accenture, Lennar, and Ryder. Mr. Clemens holds a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Lehigh University, and an M.S. in Finance and M.B.A. from the Indiana University Kelley School of Business. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and a Certified Six Sigma Blackbelt.
Christopher Joyce joined AdaptHealth Holdings in 2018 as its General Counsel. Mr. Joyce has over 25 years of experience as chief legal officer and business development executive for publicly-traded and privately-held provider-based and managed care companies. Mr. Joyce most recently served as General Counsel of InnovaCare, Inc., a $2.0 billion managed care insurance company with 450,000 Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries. Mr. Joyce holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from the State University of New York at Albany and a JD from the University of Chicago.
Shaw Rietkerk joined AdaptHealth Holdings in 2018. Mr. Rietkerk most recently served as Executive Vice President of Revenue Cycle Management at Brightree. Mr. Rietkerk has over two decades of healthcare service leadership experience, with an extensive background in revenue cycle management, operations, business process outsourcing, account management and process optimization. Prior to joining Brightree in 2015, Mr. Rietkerk was Senior Vice President, Worldwide Operations at M*Modal, a leading healthcare technology provider of advanced clinical documentation solutions.
Albert Prast joined AdaptHealth through its acquisition of AeroCare Holdings, Inc. in 2021, and brings over 30 years of technology operations & strategy and product development experience. Prior to AeroCare, Albert served as SVP of Cloud Technology at UnitedHealth Group, CTO of Cloud at Optum, CIO of Connextions Inc., and CTO/CIO of Rotech Medical Corporation. Albert is an executive who brings technical and operational experience from the payer, provider, and delivery sides of health care. Mr. Prast received his A.B. of Economics from the University of Michigan, as well as an MBA from Rollins College. He is an active investor in health care and technology companies, bringing his expertise to the board of organizations, including Datalink Software, ClinOne, and RxRevu.