ATLANTA, GA – March 4, 2020 – The Providence Service Corporation (“Providence” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: PRSC) today announced that its subsidiary, LogistiCare Solutions, LLC (“LogistiCare”), has appointed three accomplished executives to its executive leadership team, adding substantial leadership experience and expertise in the areas of technology and innovation, human resources, and compliance.
Walt Meffert, who became Chief Information Officer of LogistiCare effective January 31, 2020, brings a wealth of experience, including more than 15 years building high-performing IT teams and deploying leading-edge technologies and processes in the healthcare industry. Prior to LogistiCare, Mr. Meffert advanced business transformation through digital innovation and process re-engineering as Chief Information Officer at each Versant Health, HVHC Inc., Hanger, Apria Healthcare, Coram Specialty Infusion Services, and Neighborcare.
Laurel Emory, Ph.D., who became Senior Vice President, Human Resources, effective February 17, 2020, brings more than 15 years of experience with prowess in organizational leadership, behavior, development and communication; cross-cultural and cross-generational team leadership and team building; change management; and strategic business planning. Prior to LogistiCare, Ms. Emory served as Executive Business Coach at Building Champions, Chief of Staff and Director of Strategy at Coram Specialty Infusion Services, and Country Director at Medical Teams International.
Jody Kepler, J.D., LL.M., who became Chief Compliance and Privacy Officer, effective March 2, 2020, brings over 15 years of compliance, legal counsel and attorney experience in the healthcare industry, with a track record of developing pragmatic, successful corporate compliance programs. Prior to LogistiCare, Ms. Kepler served as Senior Regulatory and Operations Counsel at Tenet Healthcare, Chief Compliance and Privacy Officer at BioScrip, Inc., Executive Advisor, Legal Counsel at Coram Specialty Infusion Services, Contracts/Compliance Manager at The Colorado Health Foundation, and Attorney at Holme Roberts and Owen LLP.