John R. "Rusty" Frantz was appointed our President and Chief Executive Officer effective July 1, 2015. Previously, he served as Senior Vice President and General Manager, Global Dispensing Division, of CareFusion Corp., a San Diego-based global corporation serving the health care industry, providing products and services that assist hospitals in improving the safety and quality of care, from 2011 until March 2015, when CareFusion was acquired by Becton, Dickinson and Company. He also served from 2010 to 2011 as Vice President, Research and Development, for CareFusion’s Pyxis business unit, from 2008 to 2010 as General Manager of CareFusion’s Pyxis Perioperative Solutions, and from 2007 to 2008 as CareFusion’s Vice President, Marketing, Supply Technologies. Prior to his employment with CareFusion, Mr. Frantz served as Vice President, Marketing, at Cerfidia Solutions, Vice President, Marketing and Product Management, at Amphire Solutions, Co-Founder and Vice President, Engineering, at OutPurchase, and held various other management positions in the health care industry. Mr. Frantz holds a Master of Science degree in engineering from Stanford University and a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering from the Maine Maritime Academy. Mr. Frantz’s position as our President and Chief Executive Officer, as well as his prior executive experience with other companies, provides our Board with the perspective of a person with significant executive management and healthcare information technology industry experience who is involved in the Company’s day to day activities.
Craig A. Barbarosh has served as our Vice Chairman of the Board since November 2015. Mr. Barbarosh is a partner at the international law firm of Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP, a position he has held since June 2012. From January 1999 until June 2012, Mr. Barbarosh was a partner of the international law firm of Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP. Mr. Barbarosh is a nationally recognized restructuring expert. He served in several leadership positions while a partner at Pillsbury including serving on the firm’s Board of Directors, as the Chair of the firm’s Board’s Strategy Committee, as a coleader of the firm’s national Insolvency & Restructuring practice section and as the Managing Partner of the firm’s Orange County office. At Katten, Mr. Barbarosh served as a member of the firm’s Executive and Operating Committee from June 2012 through June 2016 and currently serves on the firm’s Board of Directors. Mr. Barbarosh received a Juris Doctorate from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law in 1992, with distinction, and a Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics from the University of California at Santa Barbara in 1989. Mr. Barbarosh received certificates from Harvard Business School for completing executive education courses on Private Equity and Venture Capital (2007), Financial Analysis for Business Evaluation (2010) and Effective Corporate Boards (2015). Mr. Barbarosh is also a frequent speaker and author on restructuring and governance topics. Mr. Barbarosh, as a practicing attorney specializing in the area of financial and operational restructuring and related mergers and acquisitions, provides our Board with experienced guidance on similar transactions involving our company. Mr. Barbarosh is also a director of Sabra Health Care REIT, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBRA), where he is the Chair of the Audit Committee and a member of the Compensation Committee, and previously served on the board of BioPharmX, Inc., (NYSE: BPMX) where he was the Chair of the Nominating and Governance Committee and a member of the Audit and Compensation Committees. Mr. Barbarosh has been a director since 2009.
George H. Bristol is a Managing Director of Janas Associates, a corporate financial advisor, a position he has held since 2010. From August 2006 until March 2010 he served as Managing Director-Corporate Finance of Crowell Weedon & Co. From November 2002 until August 2006, he was a member and Chief Financial Officer of Vantis Capital Management, LLC, a registered investment advisor which managed the Vantis hedge funds totaling over $1.4 billion from November 2002. Prior to Vantis, he was an investment banker with several firms including Ernst & Young, Paine Webber, Prudential Securities and Dean Witter. He is a graduate of the University of Michigan and Harvard Business School. Mr. Bristol’s experience at Janas, WealthIntel, and Vantis, and his various corporate finance positions, provide our Board with insight from someone with direct responsibility for strategic and transactional financial matters. Mr. Bristol has been a director since 2008.
Julie D. Klapstein was the founding Chief Executive Officer of Availity, LLC, one of the nation’s largest health information networks optimizing the automated delivery of critical business and clinical information among healthcare stakeholders. Ms. Klapstein served as Availity’s Chief Executive Officer and board member from 2001 to 2011. She was the interim Chief Executive Officer at Medical Reimbursements of America, Inc., a private company, from February 2017 to June 2017. Ms. Klapstein’s more than thirty years of experience in the healthcare information technology industry include executive roles at Phycom, Inc. (President and Chief Executive Officer from 1996 to 2001), Sunquest Information Systems (Executive Vice President), Siemens Medical Systems Turnkey Systems Division, and GTE Health Systems. Ms. Klapstein is a director of Amedisys Inc., a public company, since April 2016, where she serves on the Compensation, Governance, and Quality committees. She also currently serves on the board of directors for several private companies and organizations, including eSolutions, Inc., which specializes in revenue cycle management solutions; Dominion Diagnostics, LLC, which specializes in laboratory services; Bottom Line Systems, which specializes in underpayments and denials for hospitals; and the Grand Canyon Association, which is the official nonprofit partner of the Grand Canyon National Park. Ms. Klapstein previously was a director for two public companies, Annie’s Homegrown/Annies, Inc. from January 2012 to September 2014, where she served on the Governance, Compensation, and Audit committees, and Standard Register Inc. from April 2011 to November 2014, where she served on the Governance, Compensation, and Audit committees. She also has been a director for multiple private companies. Ms. Klapstein earned her bachelor’s degree from Portland State University in Portland, Oregon. Ms. Klapstein has been a director since 2017.
James C. Malone has more than 35 years of financial leadership experience, having held the Chief Financial Officer position at several global healthcare companies. Currently, Mr. Malone is the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of XIFIN, Inc. a financial cloud computing company dedicated to optimizing the economics of healthcare, since February 2015. Mr. Malone served as the Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of American Well Inc., a software technology and services company that brings healthcare into the homes and workplaces of patients, from September 2010 to January 2015. He served as Chief Financial Officer of Misys PLC, a multinational software company, from June 2007 to January 2009 and served as its Executive Vice President until January 2009. He joined Misys from The TriZetto Group, Inc., a provider of healthcare IT solutions and services to payers and providers, where he served as Chief Financial Officer from March 2004 to June 2007, Vice President of Finance from January 2004 until his appointment as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Finance from January 2006 to June 2007, Senior Vice President of Finance from January 2004 until January 2006 and also served as its Principal Accounting Officer. Prior to this, he served as Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer of IMS Health Inc., a provider of information, services and technology for the healthcare industry. He served as Senior Vice President and Controller of Cognizant Corporation from 1995 to 1997. Mr. Malone also held management positions at Dun & Bradstreet, Reuben H. Donnelley, and Siemens AG and served as audit manager at Price Waterhouse. He also served as an executive director of Misys PLC from June 2007 to January 2009 and served as director of Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc. (alternate name, Allscripts-Misys Healthcare Solutions, Inc.), which provides practice management and electronic health record technology to healthcare providers, from October 2008 to January 2009. He also served as a director of Cognizant Technology Solutions, Inc. Mr. Malone received his BS in Accounting from St. Francis College in 1973 and attended Pace University for graduate work in tax. He received his Certified Public Accountant certification from the State of New York in 1975. Mr. Malone's qualifications as a director include his experience as a Chief Financial Officer in the technology industry (including in the health care technology sector) and his experience as an executive officer and director of various companies. Mr. Malone has been a director since 2013.
Jeffrey H. Margolis has served as our Chairman of the Board since November 2015. Currently, Mr. Margolis is chairman and CEO of Welltok, Inc., a healthcare consumer engagement and software-as-a-service enterprise. Mr. Margolis is Chairman Emeritus of TriZetto Corporation, a recognized leader of in the provision of health information technology for payers and providers and the originator of the industry-vertical SaaS model, where he served as the founding CEO beginning in 1997, served as Chairman and CEO until 2010 (publically traded on NASDAQ from October 1999 - August 2008), and continued as Chairman until October 2011. Mr. Margolis also served as Senior Executive Advisor to the Oliver Wyman Health Innovation Center, an organization that identifies and disseminates ideas and best practices that aim to transform healthcare, during 2012 and 2013. From 1989 to 1997, Mr. Margolis served as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer of FHP International Corp. and its predecessors, a publicly-traded company that focused on the delivery of managed group and individual health care insurance and hospital and ambulatory-based clinical services along with a broad array of healthcare ancillary services. Earlier in his career, Mr. Margolis served in various positions with Andersen Consulting including his final position as Manager, Healthcare Consulting. Mr. Margolis currently serves on the board of directors of Alignment Healthcare, Inc., a private, for-profit population health management entity, and TriNetX, Inc., a private, forprofit data and software-as-a-service entity that supports clinical trials. He has previously served on a variety of other for-profit boards. He also has served on a number of not-for-profit boards of directors. Mr. Margolis is currently a director of Hoag Hospital in Newport Beach, California. He is a member of the board of governors at Cedars-Sinai in Los Angeles, California and is on the Advisory Boards of the University of California at Irvine’s Center for Healthcare Management & Policy and Center for Digital Transformation. A published author on topics of healthcare information technology and systems, Mr. Margolis earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration/management information systems with high honors from the University of Illinois in 1984, and holds CPA certificates (currently inactive) in Colorado and Illinois. Mr. Margolis has been a director since 2014.
Morris Panner is a long tenured executive with expertise in both healthcare software companies, including SaaS capabilities, and the law. Currently, Mr. Panner is the Chief Executive Officer of Ambra Health (formerly DICOM Grid), a cloud-based healthcare software company that manages diagnostic imaging and related healthcare data. Prior to joining Ambra Health in September 2011, Mr. Panner was the Chief Executive Officer of Townflier, Inc. and related affiliates that provide group communications services, from May 2010 to August 2011. Previously, from April 2000 to May 2010, he was Chief Executive Officer of OpenAir, Inc., a SaaS project management company, which he led from start-up to its successful acquisition by NetSuite Inc., a provider of an integrated web-based business software suite, in 2008. Following the acquisition, Panner led the OpenAir division of NetSuite, during which time he oversaw the acquisition and integration of OpenAir’s nearest competitor, QuickArrow, Inc., as well as the expansion of OpenAir internationally. Mr. Panner served as Chairman of the Board of the Software Division of the Software and Information Industry Association and currently serves as a board member. Mr. Panner is a lawyer who served as an Assistant United States Attorney, the Resident Legal Advisor in Bogota, Columbia for the U.S. Department of Justice and as the Principal, Deputy Chief of the Narcotics and Dangerous Drug Section of the U.S. Department of Justice. He currently serves on the board of directors of Drug Strategies, a nonprofit research institution on issues of drug addiction and treatment. Mr. Panner was previously a director of the Washington Office on Latin America, a not-for-profit organization, from 2003 to 2009. Mr. Panner graduated from Yale College with a BA in History in 1984 and from the Harvard Law School with a JD in 1988. Mr. Panner’s qualifications as a director include his executive experience at software companies, including at health care software companies, and his legal training. Mr. Panner has been a director since 2013.
Sheldon Razin is our Chairman Emeritus. He is the founder of our company and served as our Chairman of the Board from our incorporation in 1974 until his retirement as Chairman and his appointment as Chairman Emeritus in November 2015. Throughout his tenure as our Chairman, Mr. Razin has received several awards recognizing his service and contributions as a director. Mr. Razin's honors at the national level include: winner in the Software Category of TechAmerica's 52nd Annual Innovator Awards in 2010 and Chairman of the Year in the 2009 American Business Awards. He was also honored as a Director of the Year in Orange County's 16th Annual Forum for Corporate Directors Awards in 2011, as the 2009 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year in the Healthcare Category for the Orange County and Desert Cities region and as a Finalist at the national level, and with the Excellence in Entrepreneurship Award from the Orange County Business Journal in 2009. Mr. Razin served as our Chief Executive Officer from 1974 until April 2000. Since our incorporation until April 2000, he also served as our President, except for the period from August 1990 to August 1991. Additionally, Mr. Razin served as our Treasurer from our incorporation until October 1982. Prior to founding our company, he held various technical and managerial positions with Rockwell International Corporation and was a founder of our predecessor, Quality Systems, a sole proprietorship engaged in the development of software for commercial and space applications and in management consulting work. Mr. Razin holds a B.S. degree in Mathematics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Mr. Razin, as our founder, brings valuable knowledge to our Board regarding our history, operations, technology and marketplace. As evidenced by his awards, he has been and continues to be a technology and healthcare visionary as well as an outstanding entrepreneur whose insights and guidance are invaluable to Quality Systems. Mr. Razin has been a director since 1974.
Lance E. Rosenzweig currently serves as a director of Boingo Wireless. From January 2015 through December 2016, Mr. Rosenzweig served as Operating Executive of Marlin Operations Group, which works with Marlin Equity Partners, a global investment firm focused on providing corporate parents, shareholders and other stakeholders with tailored solutions that meet their business and liquidity needs. Previously, Mr. Rosenzweig served as Chief Executive Officer and President, Global Markets for Aegis USA, Inc., a leading business process outsourcing company with over 18,000 employees that services major corporations in the healthcare, financial services and other industries, from 2013 through the company’s sale to Teleperformance for $610 million in 2014. Mr. Rosenzweig served as the founder and Chief Executive Officer of LibertadCard, Inc., a provider of pre-paid debit and remit cards, since the company's inception in 2010 until November 2013. Mr. Rosenzweig has also co-founded and served as Chairman of the Board of PeopleSupport, Inc., a business process outsourcing company with over 8,000 employees and operations in the US, the Philippines and Costa Rica, since its inception in 1998, and as PeopleSupport’s Chief Executive Officer from 2002 through the company’s sale in 2008 for $250 million. Under Mr. Rosenzweig’s leadership as CEO, PeopleSupport went public in an IPO, was ranked by Fortune as the 9th fastest growing small public company in the U.S. and was named employer of the year in the Philippines. From 1993 to 1997, Mr. Rosenzweig was a founder, Chairman of the Board and President of Newcastle Group, a privately held plastics manufacturing company. He was also a founder of Unisite, a privately held wireless cell site management company, acquired by American Tower in 2000 for more than $200 million. Prior to 1993, Mr. Rosenzweig was a divisional vice president at GE Capital; a vice president in the investment banking group of Dean Witter (now Morgan Stanley); a vice president in the investment banking group of Capel Court Pacific, an Australian investment banking firm; and a corporate planning manager of Jefferson Smurfit Group, a multinational packaging company. Mr. Rosenzweig has a BS in Industrial Engineering and an MBA with honors every term, both from Northwestern University. Mr. Rosenzweig brings significant experience in international operations and successful offshore ventures. Mr. Rosenzweig has been a director since 2012.