LogistiCare Appoints Kenneth W. Wilson as Chief Operating Officer
ATLANTA, April 15, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Providence Service Corporation (“Providence” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: PRSC) today announced that its subsidiary, LogistiCare Solutions, LLC (“LogistiCare”), has appointed Kenneth (“Kenny”) W. Wilson as the Chief Operating Officer of LogistiCare, effective May 4, 2020. Mr. Wilson will replace LogistiCare’s Acting Chief Operating Officer, Albert Cortina, who will continue to support the organization in a consultative role.
Mr. Wilson brings to LogistiCare more than three decades of executive leadership experience in the healthcare industry, encompassing a range of senior operational, managerial, and commercial roles. Key positions held by Mr. Wilson include, most recently: Chief Commercial Officer, Healthcare at Sodexo; President and Chief Operating Officer at Hanger, SPS; leadership roles of increasing responsibility at Cardinal Health, concluding with Senior Vice President and General Manager, Ambulatory Care; Head of National Account and Health Systems at Allegiance Healthcare Corporation (acquired by Cardinal Health); and various prominent sales leadership positions at Baxter Healthcare.
“We continue to advance our strategy of attracting high-caliber leaders to the team with the appointment of Kenny Wilson as LogistiCare’s new COO. Given Kenny’s track record building high performing teams, reviving operations, and unifying commercial sales and operational functions, I am confident that he will help us drive transformational growth at LogistiCare,” said Daniel E. Greenleaf, President and Chief Executive Officer of Providence and LogistiCare. “In addition to welcoming Kenny, I’d like to thank Albert Cortina for his 27 years of service, which have contributed significantly to the success of LogistiCare.”
Mr. Wilson commented, “It’s incredibly exciting to be joining the clear leader in the non-emergency medical transportation industry. I look forward to helping the team enhance LogistiCare’s operations and accelerate growth.”
With Mr. Wilson’s appointment, LogistiCare has added seven key executive leaders to its team since August 2019:
|Daniel Greenleaf||President and Chief Executive Officer||December 2019|
|Kathryn Stalmack, J.D.
Jonathan Bush, J.D.
|Senior Vice President, General Counsel
Vice President, Deputy General Counsel
Chief Information Officer
|Laurel Emory, Ph.D.||Senior Vice President, Human Resources||February 2020|
|Jody Kepler, J.D., LL.M.||Chief Compliance Officer||March 2020|
|Kenneth Wilson||Chief Operating Officer||May 2020|
About The Providence Service Corporation and LogistiCare
LogistiCare, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Providence Service Corporation, is the nation’s largest manager of non-emergency medical transportation (“NEMT”) programs for state government agencies and managed care organizations. LogistiCare’s services include NEMT ride management, call center management, transportation provider network development and credentialing, and vendor administration. LogistiCare is focused on providing access to convenient, cost-effective, safe and reliable transportation. LogistiCare delivers tech-enabled solutions that provide enhanced functionality, stronger network performance, streamlined workflow processes, and higher overall system efficiency. Annually LogistiCare manages over 63 million trips for more than 24 million eligible riders in 50 states and the District of Columbia. For more information about LogistiCare visit www.logisticare.com.
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