Chris comes to TheKey with a track record of more than 30 years experience in home health, palliative and personal care. He was co-founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of IntegraCare Home Health, where he built a single home health start-up location into 54 branches, generating $71 million in annual revenues. IntegraCare was acquired by Kindred Healthcare in 2012. From 2012 through 2016, he served in several roles in the $2.5 billion home health, palliative and community care division of Kindred, including Vice-President for South Central Region, Chief Operating Officer and President of the South Central Region. In January 2017, Chris was named as the Chief Operating Officer of Amedisys, Inc., a leading home health, palliative, personal care and hospital at home company based in Nashville, TN. As Chief Operating Officer, he oversaw the day-to-day operations for the company’s 530 locations with over 20,000 employees. In April, 2022, Chris was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Amedisys, Inc. During his career, Chris has served on the board of directors of numerous companies, including Medalogix, Inc, The Ranch at Dovetree, and Occucare Medical Centers.
Gerard received his Bachelor degree in Finance from Texas Tech University-Rawls College of Business.