COO Moves this week include:
|Nationstar Mortgage Holdings Inc.||FacilitySource||Kolache Factory|
|Carmax Mining Corp.||Access Healthcare||Edible® International|
|Infogain||Mohr Capital||Paycom Software, Inc.|
|Versiti, Inc.||HTG Molecular Diagnostics, Inc.||Comm-Works|
|Alder BioPharmaceuticals, Inc.||Alignment Healthcare||Melwood|
|NY Kids Club||Benchworks||Oath|
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Nationstar Mortgage Holdings Inc. [DALLAS, TX] (NYSE: NSM) announced that Tony Ebers has been appointed Chief Operating Officer. Before joining Nationstar in 2015, Ebers held a 26-year career with key leadership positions in mortgage lending, servicing and real estate transaction related services. Most recently, Ebers served as the Originations Division President at ServiceLink, a Black Knight Company. Prior to ServiceLink, Ebers held various leadership roles at OneWest Bank, most recently serving as Executive Vice President of Mortgage Lending and Servicing. Tony also served as an Executive Vice President and COO at IndyMac Bank from 2002 to 2009.
FacilitySource [COLUMBUS, OH] announced the addition of Christine Kowalczyk as Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining FacilitySource, Kowalczyk’s professional background included roles in Operations, Finance, and Program Management.
Carmax Mining Corp. [VANCOUVER, BC] (TSXV: CUX) announced the appointment of Cam B. Grundstrom as Chief Operating Officer. Most recently, Grundstrom served as Vice President – Operations with Copper Fox Metals Inc.
Access Healthcare [DALLAS, TX] announced the addition of Amitabh Vartak as Chief Operating Officer – Offshore Operations. Vartak comes to Access Healthcare from Vertex Customer Management, where he worked as the Chief Delivery Officer. Prior to Vertex, Vartak served as Director – CRM at Concentrix.
Paycom Software, Inc. [OKLAHOMA CITY, OK] (NYSE: PAYC) announced the appointments of Jon Evans to chief operating officer. Prior to becoming COO, Evans was Paycom’s senior executive vice president of operations after serving as executive vice president of accounting. Prior to joining Paycom in 2014 as its director of accounting, Evans served as the chief operating officer of Chickasaw Nation Industries-Commercial, Inc.
Versiti, Inc. [MILWAUKEE, WS] has named Brian Bautista Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Bautista comes to Versiti from Shire, formerly Baxalta, where he served as Area Vice President.
HTG Molecular Diagnostics, Inc. [TUCSON, AZ] (NASDAQ: HTGM) announced the promotion of John Lubniewski to President and Chief Operating Officer. Lubniewski has served as Chief Business Officer since April 2011. Lubniewski joined HTG from Ventana, a member of the Roche Group. Prior to Ventana, Lubniewski spent over a decade working at Corning, Inc. in a variety of roles including divisional, sector, and corporate sales, and marketing roles.
Comm-Works [MINNEAPOLIS, MN] announced new Chief Operating Officer J. Troy Lupe. Lupe brings more than 18 years of operations experience to Comm-Works, most recently as the Vice President of Field Operations for Comcast. Before Comcast, Lupe served as the Senior Director of Operations for MasTec, and Vice President of Field Services for Multiband, respectively.
Alder BioPharmaceuticals, Inc. [BOTHELL, WA] (NASDAQ: ALDR) announced it has appointed Erin Lavelle to the newly created role of Chief Operating Officer, effective April 16, 2018. Lavelle most recently served as the General Manager of Amgen’s Taiwan affiliate. Prior to that role, Lavelle was based in Hong Kong as an Executive Director for the Japan Asia-Pacific region. Prior to that, Lavelle held roles as Executive Director in the areas of Global Marketing, Global Commercial Finance and Strategy, and Corporate Development. Lavelle began her career in 1998 as an investment banker in the healthcare group at Merrill Lynch & Co.
Alignment Healthcare [ORANGE, CA] announced that Scott Powers has joined the company as its new president and chief operating officer. Prior to joining Alignment, Powers was the president of health plan operations at Cambia Health Solutions. Powers joined the organization in 2010 as vice president of strategic finance and assumed responsibilities for operational activities of the insurance division in 2011, rising to the post of chief operating officer before taking on his most recent role in 2015. Before joining Cambia, Powers was a partner and managing director of Alvarez & Marsal, LLC; director of finance at Intel Corp.; and CEO of Commerce Route, Inc.
Melwood [UPPER MARLBORO, MD] announced the promotion of Myron Thomas to Chief Operating Officer. Thomas joined Melwood in 2013 as Chief Financial Officer. Before joining Melwood, Thomaswas the President/COO of realty company, The American Home, and before that he served as President/COO of the high-end hospitality company, Raintree Resorts International.
NY Kids Club [NEW YORK] announced the appointment of Vincent Ferrucci as COO. Ferrucci was previously the Director of Sales and Field Operations since joining the company in 2017. Prior to this appointment, Ferrucci was responsible for leading the overall strategy and execution for NY Kids Club Sales. Ferrucci joined NY Kids Club in 2017 from Metabolic Research Center where as COO. Before MRC, Ferrucci had a 20-year career at Jenny Craig. While at Jenny Craig, Ferrucci was instrumental in the growth of Jenny Craig at Home and Jenny Care programs, serving as Director of North America Center services. Ferrucci also spent 4 years at Sylvan Learning Centers in a variety of leadership roles.
Oath [NEW YORK], a Verizon subsidiary, announced that K. Guru Gowrappan will join the company as President and COO. Guru previously served as Global Managing Director at Alibaba Group. Previously, Gowrappan was Chief Operating Officer at Quixey and prior to that he was the COO for Growth / Emerging Initiatives at Zynga. Gowrappan has also held several leadership roles at Yahoo and Overture.