Harris (Terry) Hyman has served as a director and a member of the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors since March of 2005. Mr. Hyman is Senior Principal of Flexpoint Ford LLC, a private equity firm focused on the healthcare and financial services sectors.
From 2003 to 2007, Mr. Hyman served as a General Partner of Grotech Capital Group, a private equity firm where he was responsible for the firm's healthcare investment activity. Prior to 2003, Mr. Hyman was a Managing Director of Credit Suisse First Boston, where he served as Co-Head of Healthcare Mergers and Acquisitions. Mr. Hyman serves on the Board of Directors of United BioSource Corporation. Mr. Hyman received a B.S.E. degree, magna cum laude, from Princeton University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.
Vernon Loucks is Chairman of The Aethena Group, LLC, a healthcare merchant banking firm. He is retired Chairman of Baxter International Inc. and served as CEO of Segway LLC. Mr. Loucks is active in business, education and civic affairs. He is currently a director of Emerson Inc and serves as Chairman of Proton Therapy USA. He is a former chairman and co-founder of The Healthcare Leadership Council, is a Life Trustee of Rush-Presbyterian/St. Luke's Medical Center in Chicago and has served as chairman of the Health Industry Manufacturers Association as well as special adviser to the director of the U.S. National Institutes of Health. Mr. Loucks served on the New York Stock Exchange Listed Company Advisory Committee and on the International Advisory Panel of CapitaLand Limited (Singapore). He is a Senior Fellow of The Yale Corporation. Mr. Loucks holds a bachelor's degree in history from Yale University and a master's degree from the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration. He is a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps.
Vice-Chairman, MedAssets Board of Directors; Chairman, MedAssets Senior Advisory Board
Terry Mulligan has served as one of our directors since June 1999, and currently serves as Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Senior Advisory Board. Additionally, he also serves as Chairman of the Compensation, Governance and Nominating Committee. Mr. Mulligan retired in 1996 from Baxter International, after serving 26 years with the company where he was Group Vice President of Health Systems, and prior to that, was Senior Vice President of Corporate Sales and Marketing. He was a member of both the Senior Management and Operating Management Committees at Baxter International. Since 2008, Mr. Mulligan currently serves on the Board of Directors and Audit, Finance, Compensation and Governance Committees of Wellmark, Inc., headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa. Mr. Mulligan holds a B.S.S.E. from the University of Iowa. Mr. Mulligan served in the United States Army from 1968-1970 and was stationed in Heidelberg, Germany. Mr. Mulligan was awarded the Army Commendation Medal as a 1st. Lieutenant, for "Exceptionally Meritorious Service in Europe" in 1970.
Lance Piccolo is the President and Chief Executive Officer of HealthPic Consultants and was formerly the Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Caremark International Inc. Mr. Piccolo serves on the board of directors of American TeleCare, CVS Caremark Corporation and NovaMed, Inc. He is a trustee of Boston University and Lake Forest Hospital Foundation and serves as a member of the Kellogg Graduate School of Management Advisory Board of Northwestern University. Mr. Piccolo is a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps. Lance holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Boston University.
John Rutherford has served as one of our directors since August of 1999, and also serves as a member of the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors. He previously served on the Compensation, Governance and Nominating Committee. From 1998 to the present, Mr. Rutherford has served as a Managing Partner of Parthenon Capital, a private equity investment firm. He served on the Board of Directors of Kenexa Corp from 1999 to 2006 and serves on the boards of several privately held companies. From 1991 to 1998, Mr. Rutherford was the Chairman of the Parthenon Group, a consulting firm. A native of Wellington, New Zealand, Mr. Rutherford holds a B.E. (1st Class Honors) degree from the University of Canterbury, an M.S. in Computer Science from the University of Connecticut and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.
Mr. Skinner was elected to the Board of Directors of MedAssets, Inc. in November 2009. He is the Retired Chairman, President and CEO of U.S. Freightways Corporation. Mr. Skinner was previously President of the Commonwealth Edison Company and its holding company, Unicom Corporation, now Exelon Corporation.
After retiring from Commonwealth Edison Company and Unicom, Mr. Skinner served as Co-Chairman of Hopkins & Sutter, a national law firm based in Chicago. During his five years at Unicom, he helped position the company for the emerging competitive market and led the company's successful effort to obtain successful legislation to restructure the electric utility industry in Illinois.
Prior to joining Commonwealth Edison, he served as Chief of Staff to President George H.W. Bush.
Prior to his White House service, Mr. Skinner served in the President's cabinet for nearly three years as Secretary of Transportation and was credited with numerous successes, including the development of the President's National Transportation Policy and the passage of landmark aviation and surface transportation legislation.
Mr. Skinner served in the office of the United States Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois from 1968-1977 amd was United States Attorney from 1975-1977. From 1977 to 1989, Mr. Skinner practiced law as a senior partner in the Chicago law firm Sidley & Austin. From 1984 to 1998, while practicing law full-time, he also served as Chairman of the Regional Transportation Authority of northeastern Illinois and was appointed by President Ronald Reagan as Vice Chairman of the President's Commission on Organized Crime.
He also has served as an adjunct professor of management and strategy at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. Mr. Skinner serves on numerous public company boards.
Lead Director and Vice-Chairman, MedAssets Board of Directors; Founding Partner Emeritus, Galen Management
Bruce (Toby) Wesson served as one of our directors since June 1999 and currently serves as Lead Director and Vice-Chairman of our Board of Directors and Chairman of the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors. Mr. Wesson is Founding Partner Emeritus and Senior Advisor at Galen Management, a healthcare venture firm, after serving as Managing Director from 1990 to 2011 as well as general partner of Galen Partners, L.P. over the same period. Mr. Wesson served over twenty-three years with the Corporate Finance Division of Smith Barney, Harris Upham & Co. Inc., an investment banking firm, most recently as Senior Vice President and Managing Director. While at Smith Barney, Mr. Wesson headed the "Major Account Group", which was responsible for many of the firm's largest accounts. He also chaired the Valuation Committee, which supervised all valuation opinions provided by the firm. Mr. Wesson served as a director of Chemtura Corporation from 1980 to 2010. Mr. Wesson serves as a Director and as a member of the Compensation and Audit Committees of Acura Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company. In addition, Mr. Wesson has served as a Director (since 2006), including as Vice Lead Director (since 2008) and on the Compensation Committee of Derma Sciences, Inc., a manufacturer of dermatological products and also serves on the Board of Directors for several privately held companies. Mr. Wesson holds a B.A. from Colgate University and a M.B.A. from Columbia Graduate Business School.
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