Joseph E. Whitters

Joseph E. Whitters, Director, has served as a member of our Board since February 2019. He has been an advisor/consultant to Frazier Healthcare, a private equity firm, since 2005. From 1986 to 2005, Mr. Whitters served in various capacities with First Health Group Corp., a publicly traded managed care company, and for most of his tenure he served as the company's Chief Financial Officer before his last role as an Executive Vice President. He also previously served as the Controller for United Healthcare Corp. from 1984 to 1986. Prior to that, Mr. Whitters served as the Manager of Accounting and Taxation for Overland Express, a publicly traded trucking company, and he began his career in public accounting with Peat Marwick (now KPMG). Mr. Whitters currently serves as a member of the board of directors of publicly-traded Accuray, Inc., where he serves as Chairman of the Board.  Previously, Mr. Whitters served on the boards of directors and audit committees of various public companies, including Analogic Corporation, Air Methods Corporation, Infusystems and PRGX Global, Inc. Mr. Whitters has also been an advisor or board member of several private companies. Mr. Whitters holds a B.A: in Accounting from Luther College. We believe Mr. Whitters' business leadership skills and experience in building and running global financial organizations at listed companies will bring valuable expertise and perspective to the Board.