Paul Kusserow is the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Amedisys (AMED), a publicly traded, leading provider of home health, hospice, palliative and personal care services with over 22,000 employees in 39 states and the District of Columbia, making over 12.3 million patient visits per year. Under his leadership, the company has grown its value 9x, and has been established as a clinical leader in the fast-growing home health and hospice industry. Mr. Kusserow, a healthcare industry veteran with deep expertise in driving growth strategies, previously served as President and Vice Chairman of Alignment Healthcare, Inc., an integrated clinical care company focused on providing care to the Medicare population. Prior to that, he served for five years as Senior Vice President, Chief Strategy, Innovations and Corporate Development Officer of Humana, Inc.. Mr. Kusserow’s experience also includes time as Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer of the Ziegler HealthVest Fund; Managing Director of San Ysidro Capital Partners, L.L.C.; and Managing Partner of Roaring Mountain, L.L.C. He began his healthcare career with Tenet Healthcare Corporation, one of the nation’s largest investor-owned healthcare service companies, where he spent seven years, the last four as Senior Vice President of Strategy and Ventures. He began his career as a management consultant at McKinsey and Company, Inc.. Mr. Kusserow is on the board of directors of Picwell, Oak Street Health and Matrix Medical Network. Mr. Kusserow received his Bachelor of Arts from Wesleyan University, where he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa, a Philip B. Brown Scholar and an Olin Fellow. He received his Master of Arts with honors from Oxford University, where he was a Rhodes Scholar.