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Cross Country Healthcare Inc (CCRN.OQ)

CCRN.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Thomas Dircks

62 2017 Independent Chairman of the Board

Kevin Clark

59 2019 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

William Burns

50 2019 Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer

Karen Mote

55 2019 President - Medical Doctor Associates

Buffy White

46 2019 President - Workforce Solutions and Services

Marisa Zaharoff

46 2019 President - Nurse and Allied Operations

Susan Ball

56 2017 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Stephen Saville

53 2019 Executive Vice President - Operations

Christopher Pizzi

49 2019 Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer

Colin McDonald

52 2020 Senior Vice President - Human Resources

Daniele Addis

60 2014 Senior Vice President - Business Services

Hank Drummond

2020 Senior Vice President, Chief Clinical Officer

William Halnon

61 2017 Chief Information Officer

W. Larry Cash

71 2019 Lead Independent Director

Janice Nevin

59 2020 Director

Gale Fitzgerald

69 2007 Independent Director

Darrell Freeman

55 2018 Independent Director

Mark Perlberg

64 2015 Independent Director

Joseph Trunfio

73 2001 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Thomas Dircks

Mr. Thomas C. Dircks is an Independent Chairman of the Board of Cross Country Healthcare, Inc. Mr. Dircks is a Managing Director of Charterhouse Strategic Partners, a provider of strategically focused investments in growth companies in the United States. Mr. Dircks was previously Managing Partner of Charterhouse Equity Partners and was responsible for managing and overseeing the investment of Charterhouse’s multi-billion dollars of North America focused institutional private equity funds. Charterhouse was one of the earliest investors in private equity and raised funds and invested in middle market companies for over three decades. Prior to joining Charterhouse, he was employed by PricewaterhouseCoopers as a Certified Public Accountant. Mr. Dircks currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Silvergate Bank, a Federal Reserve member bank and the leading provider of innovative financial infrastructure solutions and services for the growing digital currency industry. He holds a B.S. in Accounting and a Masters of Business Administration from Fordham University.

Kevin Clark

Mr. Kevin Cronin Clark serves as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. Prior to joining the Company, he served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Talivity, Inc., a provider of staffing, marketing and technology services, from 2015 to 2018. Prior to that he served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of OGH, LLC, a healthcare staffing, technology and workforce solutions company, from 2002 to 2015, and as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Pinnacor from 1999 to 2001, a provider of content and financial software application services. From 1996 to 1998, Mr. Clark served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Poppe Tyson, Inc., a global digital marketing agency, and from 1986 to 1994 he served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Cross Country, Inc., a healthcare staffing company, which he co-founded. Mr. Clark earned his Bachelor of Business Administration from Florida Atlantic University.

William Burns

Mr. William J. Burns CPA serves as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer of the Company. He served as Chief Operating Officer from January 25, 2018 through January 31, 2019 at which time he became Chief Financial Officer and Principal Accounting Officer. He also served as Chief Financial Officer, effective from April 1, 2014, and Principal Accounting Officer, from December 1, 2014 in each case through January 24, 2018. He has served as an Executive Vice President of the Company since January 1, 2017. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Burns served as Group Vice President and Corporate Controller for Gartner, Inc., a technology research and advisory firm, since 2008. From 2006 until 2008, Mr. Burns was the Chief Accounting Officer for CA Technologies, Inc. Mr. Burns earned his Bachelor of Arts in Accounting and Information Systems from Queens College and a Masters of Business Administration from New York University’s Stern School of Business. Mr. Burns is a Certified Public Accountant.

Karen Mote

Ms. Karen Mote is President - Medical Doctor Associates of the Company. From March 2015 to February 2019, she served as the Vice President of MDA’s Advanced Practices, after being promoted from Director where she served from 2008 to March 2015. Prior to that, she served as the Manager of Allied Health Group, also a division of MDA from 2000 to her promotion in 2008. Ms. Mote began her career with Medical Doctor Associates in July 1998 in the Physician Permanent Placement Division. Ms. Mote earned a Clinical Laboratory Degree of Applied Science from North Georgia Technical College.

Buffy White

Ms. Buffy Stultz White serves as President - Workforce Solutions and Services of the Company. Prior to that, she served as President, Travel Nurse and Allied since January 2018 and in January 2019 she became President of Workforce Solutions. She served as Senior Vice President, Recruiting Strategy and Operations since September 30, 2016. Before joining Cross Country Healthcare, Inc., Ms. White served as Executive Vice President, Global Services and Solutions Consulting, of Pontoon (a division of Adecco) from June 2015 to November 2015. Ms. White served in various capacities at Pontoon and Adecco since 2006 and, prior to that, in various roles at SFN Group, Inc. from August 2001 to July 2006. Ms. White studied international business at IMD Business School and innovation and leadership at Millsaps College.

Marisa Zaharoff

Ms. Marisa Leigh Zaharoff serves as President - Nurse and Allied Operations of the Company. Ms. Zaharoff was appointed President, Nurse and Allied Operations in August 2019 and previously served as President, Branch Operations from January 2018. She has also served as Executive Vice President, Cross Country Staffing Branch Operations since 2015. Ms. Zaharoff has more than 15 years of nursing, quality improvement, sales, operational and branch management experience. She earned her Master of Science in Nursing degree from the University of Illinois and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from the University of Pittsburgh. She is also a Registered Nurse in the State of Illinois and Pennsylvania.

Susan Ball

Ms. Susan E. Ball J.D. serves as Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of the Company., She has served as an Executive Vice President of the Company since January 1, 2017, as General Counsel since May 2004 and Secretary since March 2010. Prior to that, Ms. Ball served as our Corporate Counsel from March 2002 to May 2004. Before joining us, Ms. Ball practiced law at Gunster, Yoakley & Stewart, P.A. from November 1998 to March 2002 and at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher and Flom from 1996 to November 1998. Prior to practicing law, Ms. Ball was a registered nurse. Ms. Ball received her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from The Ohio State University, her Juris Doctor degree from New York Law School, and her Masters of Business Administration from Florida Atlantic University.

Stephen Saville

Mr. Stephen Alexis Saville J.D. serves as Executive Vice President - Operations of the Company. rior to joining Cross Country Healthcare, he was President, CareerStaff Unlimited - A Genesis HealthCare Company from March 2016 through April 2019, Senior Vice President, Workforce Solutions at Genesis from July 2017 through March 2019, Executive Vice President, OGH, LLC from January 2014 through March 2016, and Chief Executive Officer of Medefis, Inc. from September 2010 through January 2015. Mr. Saville earned his Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Administration from Cabrini University and his Juris Doctor degree from Widener University School of Law.

Christopher Pizzi

Mr. Christopher R. Pizzi CPA serves as Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer of the Company. Prior to that he served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Company from January 25, 2018 to January 31, 2019. He joined Cross Country in December 2014 and previously held the positions of Vice President of Finance, Corporate Controller and Treasurer. Prior to joining Cross Country, Mr. Pizzi served as Assistant Vice President, Corporate Finance and Accounting for Health Management Associates, Inc. and held various accounting positions with Pitney Bowes and PricewaterhouseCoopers. Mr. Pizzi earned his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Central Connecticut State University and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Colin McDonald

Mr. Colin P. McDonald serves as Senior Vice President - Human Resources of the Company. rior to that, he served as Vice President, Human Resources & Labor Relations from December 2014. Prior to joining the Company Mr. McDonald held various human resource positions at Carnival Cruise Lines, RandCol Staffing and Citrix. Mr. McDonald earned his Bachelor of Arts at State University of New York at New Paltz and his Master of Science degree in Organizational Leadership at Mercy College.

Daniele Addis

Ms. Daniele Addis serves as Senior Vice President - Business Services of the Company. rom September 2011 to January 2014, Ms. Addis was Senior Vice President, Shared Services of Randstad Professionals, a staffing company. Prior to that, she was Vice President, Shared Services and held various other positions at SFN Group, Inc. From January 1998 to January 2006, Ms. Addis was Senior Finance Manager of Office Depot, Inc. Ms. Addis holds a Bachelor in Business from Ecole Superieure de Commerce, Nantes, France, a Master of Arts in Economics from George Mason University and a Master of Business Administration from Jacksonville University.

Hank Drummond

William Halnon

Mr. William G. Halnon serves as Chief Information Officer of the Company. Prior to joining the Company, from February 2016 to February 2017, Mr. Halnon served as President of Albedon Digital, Inc. From January 2007 to February 2016, Mr. Halnon served as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Republic Services, Inc. and, from January 2005 to January 2007, he served as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Spherion, Inc. Mr. Halnon holds a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting from Langston University.

W. Larry Cash

Mr. W. Larry Cash serves as Lead Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Cash is Chairman of the Audit Committee. Mr. Cash retired as President of Financial Services, Chief Financial Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of Community Health Systems in May 2017 and currently serves as a consultant to Community Health Systems. He joined Community Health Systems as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in September 1997. Prior to joining Community Health Systems, Mr. Cash served as Vice President and Group Chief Financial Officer of Columbia/HCA Healthcare Corporation from September 1996 to August 1997. Prior to Columbia/HCA, Mr. Cash spent 23 years at Humana, Inc., most recently as Senior Vice President of Finance and Operations from 1993 to 1996. He has served as a member of the Board of Directors and the Audit Committee of AAC Holdings, Inc., a provider of substance use treatment centers, from October 2017 through October 2019. He received his B.S. in Accounting from the University of Kentucky at Lexington.

Janice Nevin

Dr. Janice E. Nevin serves as Director of the Company. Dr. Nevin has served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of ChristianaCare, the largest health system in Delaware, since 2015. In 2017, Dr. Nevin was inducted into the Delaware Women’s Hall of Fame and was recognized among 100 Great Healthcare Leaders to Know in 2018 by Becker’s Hospital Review. For her commitment to the community, she received Delaware’s Grassroots Champion Award from the American Hospital Association and the David G. Menser Award from the Wilmington Senior Center, both in 2017. She was named the 2016 Woman of Distinction by the Girl Scouts of the Chesapeake Bay. Dr. Nevin serves on the Strategic Planning Committee of America’s Essential Hospitals, the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia Economic and Community Advisory Council, and the boards of directors of the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce, Delaware Center for Health Innovation, Delaware Community Foundation, and United Way of Delaware. She is a member of the Delaware Business Roundtable Executive Committee and the CEO Council for Growth of the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia. Dr. Nevin graduated from Harvard University and earned her medical degree with honors from Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University. She completed her family medicine residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and her master of public health degree at the University of Pittsburgh.

Gale Fitzgerald

Ms. Gale S. Fitzgerald serves as Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Fitzgerald is a retired principal of TranSpend, Inc., a consulting company. Before co-founding TranSpend, Inc. in 2003, she served as the President of QP Group, Inc. Prior to joining QP Group, Inc., she served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Computer Task Group, Inc. from 1994 to 2000. She joined Computer Task Group, Inc. in 1991 as Senior Vice President and was promoted to President and Chief Operating Officer in July 1993. Prior to joining Computer Task Group, Inc., she was Vice President, Professional Services at International Business Machines Corporation, which evolved into IBM Global Services. Ms. Fitzgerald worked at IBM for 18 years in various technical, marketing and management positions. Ms. Fitzgerald was a member of the Board of Directors of Diebold Nixdorf, Inc. through April 2019. Ms. Fitzgerald has a B.A. in Government from Connecticut College and a Masters in Theology from Augustine Institute.

Darrell Freeman

Mr. Darrell S. Freeman Sr. serves as Independent Director of the Company. He currently serves as the Executive Managing Director of Zycron, an information technology services and solutions firm he founded in 1991 and later sold to BG Staffing in 2017. Zycron is now a division of BG Staffing, Inc. Zycron provides IT staffing, outsourcing and project management services primarily in the healthcare, energy, and government sectors. Mr. Freeman also co-founded Tennessee-based Reliant Bank in 2006, and has served as a board member and a member of the Audit and Compensation committees of Commerce Union Bancshares, Inc., the holding company for Reliant Bank, since its inception. Mr. Freeman also served on the Board of Directors and was the Lead Director of American Addiction Centers from 2013 through October 2019. Mr. Freeman holds a B.S. in Industrial Technology and a Master’s Degree in Industrial Studies, both from Middle Tennessee State University.

Mark Perlberg

Mr. Mark C. Perlberg serves as Independent Director of the Company. He is currently serving as a Managing Director with Nautic Partners, a private equity firm. Prior to that he was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Oasis Outsourcing, one of the nation’s leading Professional Employer Organizations from October 2003 to March 2020. Prior to joining Oasis Outsourcing, Mr. Perlberg held a series of executive positions with Profit Recovery Group, the John Harland Group, and Western Union. Prior to joining Western Union, he practiced law in New Jersey. Mr. Perlberg received his B.A. degree in History from the University of Rochester and his Juris Doctor degree from Boston College Law School.

Joseph Trunfio

Mr. Joseph A. Trunfio Ph.D. serves as Independent Director of the Company. He has served on the Governance and Nominating Committee since May 2006 and was appointed to the Compensation Committee as its Chairman, effective January 1, 2014. He served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Atlantic Health System, a not-for-profit hospital group, from March 1999 until his retirement in May 2015, where he was a member of the Board of Trustees. From July 1997 to February 1999, Mr. Trunfio served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Via Caritas Health System, a not-for-profit hospital group. Prior to his position with Via Caritas Health System, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of SSM Healthcare Ministry Corp., a not-for-profit hospital group. Mr. Trunfio received his B.A. from St. John’s University (N.Y.) and holds a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Miami.