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Corporate Governance - Board of Directors

Linda J. Hall
Director
Linda J. Hall
Director


Ms. Hall is the Entrepreneur-in-Residence at the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota and works as a private consultant with several organizations, including a number of companies in the health care industry. Ms. Hall has significant management experience in the health care industry, having served as the CEO of MinuteClinic, CEO of Accurate Home Care, and as an interim executive at UnitedHealth Group, leading their corporate social responsibility initiative for AARP. Her... 
Julie Klapstein
Director
Julie Klapstein
Director


Julie Klapstein was the founding CEO of Availity, the industry leader in optimizing the automated delivery of critical business and clinical information among healthcare stakeholders. Klapstein was the CEO and board member of Availity for 11 years. Since its inception in 2001, Availity has become one of the largest health care information exchanges in the country and has won more than a dozen industry awards for its health information network.

Availity dramatically expanded its footpr... 

Paul Kusserow
President and Chief Executive Officer
Paul Kusserow
President and Chief Executive Officer


Paul Kusserow is the President and Chief Executive Officer for Amedisys and member of its Board of Directors. Kusserow, a healthcare industry veteran with deep expertise in driving growth strategies, most recently served as Vice Chairman of Alignment Healthcare, Inc., an integrated clinical care company focused on providing care to the Medicaid population. Prior to that, he served as Senior Vice President, Chief Strategy, Innovations and Corporate Development Officer of Humana, Inc., a Fortun... 

Ronald LaBorde
Vice Chairman
Ronald LaBorde
Vice Chairman


Ronald A. LaBorde is the vice president for Amedisys, having most recently served as President and Interim CEO as well as Chief Financial Officer for the company. Before Amedisys, he served as president of HR Solutions, LLC, a private company that provides outsourced administration associated with human resources. Prior to that, he managed personal investments, which included non-public operating companies, and provided management consulting services to various privately-held companies, inclu... 

Rich Lechleiter
Director
Rich Lechleiter
Director


After obtaining his undergraduate degree in Accounting from Xavier University in 1979, Rich started his career with Coopers & Lybrand (now PwC) as a Staff Auditor in his hometown of Louisville, Kentucky. In late 1981, Rich joined the corporate accounting group at Humana Inc., initially focusing on financial and SEC reporting as well as budget management.

During his tenure at Humana, Rich played a key role in the Company’s evolution from a national operator of hospitals to a managed ca... 

Jake L. Netterville, CPA
Director
Jake L. Netterville, CPA
Director


Mr. Netterville was the Managing Partner of Postlethwaite & Netterville, a professional accounting corporation, from 1977 to 1998 and has since been Chairman of its Board of Directors. Mr. Netterville is a certified public accountant, has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Inc. (“AICPA”) and is a permanent member of the AICPA’s Governing Council. Mr. Netterville was appointed Chairman of the Audit Committee of our Board of D... 

Bruce D. Perkins
Director
Bruce D. Perkins
Director


Mr. Perkins, 61, is the Strategic Executive for MCCI Group Holdings, L.L.C., a physician services company based in Miami, Florida (“MCCI Group”). Immediately prior to his January 1, 2015, employment with MCCI Group, Mr. Perkins retired from Humana, Inc. (“Humana”) after a thirty-eight year career, most recently as President of Humana’s Healthcare Services Segment. Once Humana spun off its hospital business, Mr. Perkins served as regional vice president and divisional president for Humana health ... 
Jeffrey Rideout
Director
Jeffrey Rideout
Director


Dr. Rideout was recently appointed as President and CEO of the Integrated Healthcare Association. The Integrated Healthcare Association is a California statewide multi-stakeholder leadership group that promotes quality improvement, accountability and affordability of health care. Dr. Rideout also serves as a Senior Advisor to GE Ventures, focusing on new business development related to Digital Health and Digital Therapeutics, including assessing and accelerating new early stage solutions and ... 

Don Washburn
Non-Executive Chairman of the Board
Don Washburn
Non-Executive Chairman of the Board


Mr. Washburn, a private investor for over five years, currently serves as a director on the boards of the following publicly traded companies: (i) LaSalle Hotel Properties, a real estate investment trust; (ii) The Greenbrier Companies, Inc., a manufacturer and lessor of rail cars and barges; and (iii) Key Technology, Inc., which designs and manufactures process automation systems for the food processing and industrial markets. He also serves on several private company boards. He is also a ret... 

Nathaniel M. Zilkha
Director
Nathaniel M. Zilkha
Director


Mr. Zilkha is a member of the general partner of KKR & Co. L.P. (together with its affiliates, "KKR") and serves as Head of KKR’s credit platform and as the Global Co-Head of Special Situations. Mr. Zilkha joined KKR in 2007. As Head of Credit, he works closely with the credit portfolio teams to help drive investment performance, strategy, business development and coordination across the platform. He is a member of the Leveraged Credit, Private Credit and Special Situations Investment ...