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Our leadership team has extensive experience in the areas of call center management, transportation and logistics, medical transportation and assistance programs, customer service, finance, and quality assurance. See what drives us.

Albert Cortina

Interim Chief Executive Officer

Albert Cortina is LogistiCare’s Interim Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) with direct oversight of the company's strategic direction and day-to-day operations. He became Interim CEO on January 4, 2017 and will remain in this position until a national search is concluded and full time CEO is named later this year. In his role as CAO, he has direct oversight over finance, accounting and network claims management; contract development, negotiations and implementation; underwriting and contract trend reporting; system and process optimization analysis; centralized facility and purchase management, contract compliance and risk management. He also provides important input into the company's business development and growth strategies.
Albert has been integrally involved in the growth of LogistiCare since 1997. He served as the company's Chief Operating Officer for more than five years and served as Executive VP of Finance and Strategic Development, as well as Controller. He was instrumental in rolling up the “any provider billing” State claims-based NET business and in developing, selling and proving out the cost savings and quality benefits of privatization of the non-emergency transportation model to Governor’s Office, Chief of Staffs and Medicaid Agencies. He was key in developing the software management system and business processes used by all LogistiCare operations today to deliver high quality, affordable, medical transportation services. Albert led the transition from the company's original platform and dispatching software to its current multi-disciplined and multi-module integrated proprietary management software of LogistiCAD™ today, which effectively integrates all aspects of NET operations.
Albert came to LogistiCare after holding the Chief Financial Officer position with Premier Practice Management, a multi-specialty physician practice management organization; and its successor, Caremark/MedPartners Physicians Services Inc. Prior to that, he held various executive positions with private physician groups and with the Georgia Department of Audits Medicaid Division, where he conducted Medicaid health and cost report audits on national nursing homes, home health agencies and hospitals.
Albert earned a bachelor's degree in accountancy from Florida State University, and he is a licensed Certified Public Accountant.

Ed Ringer

Chief Information Officer

Ed Ringer is a highly accomplished and customer-focused Information Technology Executive, with a track record of success spanning more than 30 years. He is expert at commandeering IT strategy, leading technical teams, introducing new technology, completing IT turnarounds, system integrations, and implementations of technology that maximize the value to the business. Ed effectively leads and aligns geographically dispersed teams around key corporate goals, ensuring the delivery of high-quality results. He leverages strong business acumen and solid technical expertise to craft strategies that capture significant improvements in cost savings and revenue while enhancing operations.
Ed holds a bachelor's degree in science engineering design and economic evaluation from the University of Colorado. His expertise includes but is not limited to Six Sigma Process Data Center Consolidation, Web Development Graphics Consolidation, Application Maintenance/Integration, Profit and Loss ERP Implementations Data Warehouse, Cognos 10 Enterprise Technology, and Corporate Technology Governance.

Jim McGean

Chief Operating Officer

Jim McGean's mission at LogistiCare is to deliver financial/operating results by building the most talented team in the industry and delivering operating efficiencies, controls and processes. He has direct accountability for delivering excellence across the company's vast nationwide transportation network, all customer service operations, and other support functions which focus on exceeding the expectations of LogistiCare's stakeholders: clients, members, health care professionals, and transportation providers.
Jim is a high energy strategic and operational business leader, who has consistently delivered exceptional revenue, profit and operational results over the past 25+ years. He has demonstrated a strong ability to: grow multi-billion dollar businesses, build industry leading customer service teams, effectively lead large geographically dispersed work forces, develop strong strategic partnerships with third party companies to improve growth and operational performance, and design operational and Go-To-Market capabilities that lead to improved execution.
Prior to joining LogistiCare in 2015, Jim was Managing Partner of MobiNue, a business improvement consulting firm assisting medium-size companies’ growth via strategic partnerships. Previously, he had a successful 22-year career at Verizon Wireless, the nation's number one wireless provider, where he was President-South Area responsible for a $15 Billion P&L, leading a 16,000+ employee team (including six large call centers), serving 20+ million customers, supporting 10,000+ sales & service locations, marketing, finance and network technology performance, among other functions.
Jim earned his master's degree in business administration from the Robinson School of Business at Georgia State University, and his bachelor's degree in economics from Emory University. He is currently serving as a Board of Trustee at Gwinnett Technical College and has previously served on the Boards of the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce, Georgia Chamber of Commerce, Emory University Board of Visitors, and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Sports Foundation.

Steve Linowes

Executive Vice President

Steve Linowes is LogistiCare's Executive Vice President, with responsibility for expanding the market opportunity for the company's services and leveraging those core services into new markets. Steve oversees all sales, marketing, and new business development functions as well as the operational teams responsible for managed care organizations (MCOs), which will continue to play a pivotal role in the growth of the company and in the evolving health care landscape. As LogistiCare expands into new markets, Steve additionally provides strategic direction to the company's marketing, branding and media relations activities.
With more than 25 years of successful leadership in both Fortune 500 and entrepreneurial companies, Steve has a proven track record in creating new markets and growing early-stage opportunities into successful, scalable businesses. He leverages this experience to expand LogistiCare's service offerings in the health care delivery marketplace.
Prior to joining LogistiCare, Steve was co-founder and Managing Partner of O8 Partners, a leading consulting firm specializing in accelerating organizations' growth by identifying and implementing new product and market opportunities. Previously, he was the founding CEO of Damballa, Inc., where he was instrumental in growing the company into a multi-million dollar business, supporting Fortune 500 companies such as Procter & Gamble, Bank of New York, Intel, and Comcast. He also held leadership positions at Microsoft and Yahoo, developing strategic industry partnerships and highly-profitable, multi-billion dollar new market expansion.
Steve received a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the University of Michigan and a master's degree in business administration from Carnegie Mellon University.

Jenny Southern

Senior Vice President of Human Resources

Jenny Southern is a seasoned Human Resources professional with more than 25 years of experience in administration managing key human resources functions, including 14+ years with LogistiCare implementing NET contracts and managing all HR-related federal and state regulatory and contract compliance requirements.
Since January 2002, Jenny has held the positions of Director of Human Resources, Vice President of Human Resources and most recently was promoted to Senior Vice President of Human Resources for LogistiCare. She is responsible for directing and coordinating HR activities for 3800+ employees at more than 32 nationwide locations. She advises senior and line management on best practices, policies, regulations, and practical standards regarding equal opportunity/affirmative action employment, recruitment and hiring options, performance management and disciplinary procedures, employee relations, terminations, and employee benefits. Prior to joining LogistiCare, Jenny worked for Deloitte Consulting for five years as a Regional Human Resources Manager.
Jenny is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and holds a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) certification.

Chinta Gaston

General Counsel

Chinta Gaston is LogistiCare's Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel. She is responsible for all legal matters relevant to the company including contracting, litigation, and regulatory compliance. Chinta supervises the in-house counsel staff, manages relations with outside counsel, advises human resources, and oversees the company's compliance function. She joined the company as outside counsel in 1999 and assumed her current position in 2003.
Prior to joining LogistiCare, Chinta was a managing director at Kroll Associates in New York City where she served as a compliance advisor to numerous companies and directed many internal corporate investigations. From 1992 to 1997, Ms. Gaston served as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Civil Division of the Southern District of New York. In that capacity, she represented federal agencies in a wide variety of areas including international public law, constitutional law, and regulatory and business issues.
Chinta began her legal career at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher in New York City where she specialized in employment and other civil litigation for clients in the health care, finance, media and accounting industries.
She received a bachelor's degree with honors in linguistics from Harvard University and a J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law. She is admitted to practice law in Virginia and New York.
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