Expanding Our Exec Leadership Team
CAREFINDERS TOTAL CARE EXPANDS EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP TEAM
Seasoned Healthcare Executives Join CareFinders in Preparation for Transformational Growth
CareFinders Total Care, one of the leading home health care companies in New Jersey and Connecticut announced today the appointment of David Waltzer as the Company’s new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and John Ellis as the new Chief Operating Officer (COO).
Waltzer joins the Company most recently from Caring Brands International where he served as Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer. Caring Brands is one of the country’s largest Home Health, Hospice, and Personal Care (PCA) Companies with over 500 locations across 7 countries. At Caring Brands, Waltzer was responsible for the Accounting, Billing, FP&A, M&A, RCM and Tax functions. He has a strong track record of managing growth through building operational efficiencies as well as via acquisitions. Prior to Caring Brands, Waltzer co-led two different private-equity backed Dental Practice Management Companies as both CFO and Chief Operating Officer (COO). At Pinnacle Dental Management, LLC, he led the Company’s fast growth by closing and integrating 19 acquisitions in only 9 months.
“With his extensive healthcare services growth and Private Equity experience, David will be a great addition to the CareFinders Executive Leadership Team as we continue to expand as an organization”, said Chief Executive Officer, Jim Robinson.
In this new COO role for CareFinders, John Ellis also brings extensive enterprise-level operational management experience in home health care. As COO, Ellis will lead CareFinders’ multi-state operations and will direct the company’s branch network. Ellis brings valuable operational leadership to CareFinders’s executive team during a period of rapid growth. Ellis joins CareFinders from ResCare Home Care, where he served as Vice President of the East-Central division and was responsible for the operations of 60 Home Care locations in 14 states. Prior to ResCare, John was the VP for the East Region at Addus HomeCare Corporation, overseeing 38 locations providing personal home care and support services in 12 eastern states. He has also held multi-site, multi-state operations leadership positions at Kindred at Home, BioScript Inc, Gentiva Health Services Inc., Apria Healthcare and Coram Health Care. Ellis is a Board-Certified Nuclear Pharmacist by training with a degree from Purdue University.
“John and David both join CareFinders with a wealth of operational and financial management experience in multi-state, home health care companies and successful track records of building and growing industry-leading organizations,” said Robinson. “We are thrilled to add these two seasoned veterans as we continue to expand into the Northeast region and transform CareFinders current NJ and CT presence into neighboring states.”
About Care Finders Total Care, LLC
Care Finders, LLC is the largest non-skilled home care agency in New Jersey providing home healthcare services to over 8500 patients throughout New Jersey and Connecticut from 20 offices. Care Finders was founded in 1995 and in New Jersey is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation on Home Care (CAHC). It employs over 7600 Certified Home Health Aides and over 180 Registered Nurses and LPNs. For more information, visit www.carefinders.org, or contact Linda Mintz, Co-Chairman at 201-695-8050.