Movers & Shakers: Amedisys Names Chief HR Officer

Amedisys Hires New Chief Human Resources Officer

Baton Rouge, Louisiana-based home health, hospice and personal care company Amedisys, Inc. (Nasdaq: AMED) announced Tuesday that it has found its new top HR officer.

Sharon Brunecz will join Amedisys as chief human resource officer, replacing Larry Pernosky, who recently announced his retirement. Prior to joining Amedisys, Brunecz served as HR chief for U.S. Acute Care Solutions, a physician-owned provider of integrated acute care services.


“Sharon’s depth of expertise in human capital strategies will be invaluable as we continue our quest in becoming the industry’s employer of choice to attract and retain the best of the best to care for our patients,” said President and CEO Paul Kusserow in the announcement.

In total, the publicly traded Amedisys has more than 17,500 employees in nearly three dozen states, company statistics show.

Graham Healthcare Group Welcomes Two New CEOs For Home Health, Hospice Segments


Graham Healthcare Group, a subsidiary of Graham Holdings Company (NYSE: GHC), announced earlier this month that is has named CEOs for both its home health and hospice segments.

David Curtis is set to take over as CEO of Graham Healthcare Group Home Health, while Justin DeWitte fills the same position for Graham Healthcare Group Hospice. The two new executives will jointly lead Graham Healthcare Group’s home health and hospice efforts across Michigan, Illinois and Pennsylvania.

Before being named CEO, Curtis served as Graham Healthcare Group Home Health’s chief operating officer, responsible for day-to-day operations of Celtic Home Health, Residential Home Health and Mary Free Bed At Home.

DeWitte previously served as COO of Graham Healthcare Group Hospice, overseeing operations of Celtic Hospice Residential Hospice. He also served as president of Graham Health Services.

Combined, the two executives have 20 years experience with the company.

Graham Healthcare Group is based in Troy, Michigan. It operates throughout 114 U.S. counties and, according to the company, has served more than 57,000 patients.

ONEgeneration Adds Newest Board Member

West Coast nonprofit ONEgeneration announced last week that it has added its newest board member.

Gasia Majarian — managing director of 24Hr HomeCare’s Encino, California, office — was chosen as ONEgeneration’s latest board member because of her “expertise in home care services,” according to the announcement. Majarian has been working with Los Angeles-based 24Hr HomeCare since 2014, during which time she “worked closely” with ONEgeneration’s team.

The decision to add Majarian was unanimous, according to the announcement.

ONEgeneration’s services include adult daycare, childcare, transportation and nutrition programs, often for low-income or homebound seniors. With the addition of Majarian, ONEgeneration’s board count bumps up to 22 members.

The nonprofit is located in the San Fernando Valley area.

Written by Robert Holly

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