Dirk Allison joined Correctional Healthcare Companies in October of 2013 as our President and Chief Executive Officer. Prior to joining CHC, Mr. Allison served as President and Chief Executive Office of CCS Medical. Prior to CCS, Mr. Allison was Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer of Odyssey Healthcare, Inc. an approximately $700 million provider of hospice in the United States. Odyssey was a publicly traded NASDAQ company prior to its August 2010 acquisition by Gentiva Health Services, Inc. Between 1987 and 2006, Mr. Allison served as President and Chief Executive Officer of several publicly and privately held healthcare companies, including a physician practice management company and several institutional pharmacy providers as well as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of various public and private health care companies. Mr. Allison earned his MBA at the University of Dallas and his BBA at the University of Louisiana at Monroe and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).