Addus HomeCare announces the retirement of Laurie Manning
FRISCO, Texas – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Addus HomeCare Corporation (Nasdaq: ADUS), a home care service provider, today announced that Laurie Manning has retired from her role as Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, effective June 11, 2021. Robby Stevenson, Senior Vice President of Human Resources, has been promoted to Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer and will assume leadership in this area.
Commenting on the announcement, Dirk Allison, Chairman and CEO, said, “Laurie has played a significant role in the growth and success of Addus since joining the company in 2017. Our people are our most important asset, and Laurie and her have done a tremendous job managing the significant growth of our workforce, as well as facilitating the smooth transition of new employees into the Addus family through our many acquisitions. We are especially grateful for her dedicated work through the challenges of the past year, showing strong leadership to our team of frontline caregivers and support staff who have continued to provide essential home care services. throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Laurie’s valuable advice on our senior management team will be missed, but we wish her the best in her retirement.
Stevenson joined the company in March 2020, bringing to Addus over 20 years of progressive experience in healthcare human resources leadership. He has led human resources operations in a full range of strategic areas including talent acquisition, benefits, compensation, employee engagement, mergers and acquisitions and workforce planning. Prior to joining Addus, he was Vice President of Human Resources at Seasons Hospice and Palliative Care, a national private palliative care organization. He holds a BS in Human Resources Management from Louisiana Tech University.
Allison added, “We are delighted to promote Robby Stevenson to this important leadership role at Addus. We are confident that we will benefit from his expertise in healthcare human resources management and his knowledge of our internal operations and unique clinical staffing needs. His previous experience with a large hospice palliative care organization provides further support to our expanding clinical business, an important service area for Addus. He has worked closely with Laurie to facilitate a smooth transition, and we look forward to working with Robby as we continue to expand our reach in the market. ”
About Addus Home Care
Addus HomeCare is a provider of home care services which primarily include personal care services that assist with activities of daily living, as well as palliative and home health care services. The consumers of Addus HomeCare are mainly people who, without these services, are at risk of hospitalization or institutionalization, such as the elderly, the chronically ill and the disabled. Addus HomeCare paying customers include federal, state and local government agencies, managed care organizations, commercial insurers, and individuals. Addus HomeCare currently provides home care services to approximately 44,000 consumers at 208 locations in 22 states. For more information, please visit www.addus.com.