Rich's Bio

Rich is a lifetime middle Tennessean, a graduate of the University of Alabama, an avid outdoorsman and a father of two – Margaret and Marshall. His career has always centered around sales, primarily the payment services industry and now healthcare resupply. His interests include hunting and fishing and he is a board member of the Tennessee State Museum and is active with inner city charities.



President and CFO

Emmet's Bio

Prior to Verus Healthcare, Emmet founded FrontStream Payments and led the company through its formation, three acquisitions and all fundraising efforts creating a company with ~$13.5 MM in gross revenue in less than three years. Before forming FrontStream Payments, Emmet was the second employee and part of the founding team at Verus Financial Management. Prior to Verus’ $325MM sale to Sage in 2006, he sourced two of Verus’ four largest acquisitions, executed 20 portfolio purchases from agents and was the leader for the majority of Verus’ acquisition activities, including sourcing, valuation, financial and legal due diligence. Before his time with Verus, Emmet worked in investment banking at Robinson-Humphrey Company and worked for two start up software companies.

Emmet graduated from the Honors College at the University of Mississippi and received his M.B.A. at Harvard University.

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Andrea's Bio

Andrea brings a broad base of experience across the banking, technology, and healthcare sectors, with expertise in strategy, management, business analytics, and workforce development. Prior to joining Verus Healthcare, she was at American HomePatient, one of the largest DME providers in the US. In that role, she was instrumental in the development of a number of growth initiatives centered around the Sleep Apnea market. Andrea received a B.S. from the University of Texas at Dallas and an M.B.A from Vanderbilt University’s Owen Graduate School of Management.



Senior VP, Business Development

Andrew's Bio

Andrew created CPAP Care Club in 2009 as subsidiary of Simplex Healthcare Inc. in order to capitalize on the growing, direct to consumer sleep apnea market. He has nearly two decades of experience in Durable Medical Equipment (DME) Sales and Operations. He has held numerous positions with a broad background in sales, operations, reimbursement and general management of medium to large healthcare enterprises. Most recently he was Managing Director of the CPAP Care Club division of Simplex Healthcare, the third largest Diabetes supplier in the U.S. He also served as Director of Sleep Services for American HomePatient Inc., a National, full-service respiratory services company. Andrew attended The Ohio State University where he studied Organizational Communication and he holds a BA in Healthcare Administration from Ashford University in Clinton, Iowa.



Senior VP, M&A Sales

Steve's Bio

Steve is the Vice President of Sales and brings with him over 14 years of Sales and Sales Management experience. He joins Verus Healthcare from Watermark Medical where he was a Regional Sales Director and helped build the start-up into one of leading home sleep testing companies in the nation in just 3 years. Prior to joining Watermark, Steve was a Director of Sales at Athlon Sports Communications and sold integrated sports marketing programs to Fortune 500 companies, becoming the youngest Partner in the company. Prior to Athlon Sports, Steve spent 5 years with the Southwestern Company and sold books door-to-door while attending college at The Ohio State University.




Lindsey's Bio

Lindsey is an experienced finance and accounting leader with a background in both building start-up health insurance companies and contributing to the success of more established businesses. Her specialties are in the areas of data analysis, financial planning, financial statement preparation and analysis, budgeting, and process improvement. When she’s not at work, Lindsey enjoys spending time outdoors mountain biking, hiking and camping. Lindsey was valedictorian of her high school class, graduated from the Honors College at the University of South Florida with a B.A. in Finance, and is a licensed CPA in the state of Tennessee.



Chief Compliance Officer

Olivia's Bio

Olivia joined the Verus Healthcare team in June of 2013 as the Chief Compliance Officer. Prior to working with Verus, Olivia worked as a Medicare Competitive Bidding Liaison for CMS. She brings with her several years of Medicare experience with expertise in Durable Medical Equipment (DME) auditing, training, and outreach education. Olivia obtained her B.S. from East Tennessee State University in Johnson City, and her M.B.A from Lipscomb University in Nashville.