Two key appointments made to further support franchisees and align with growth strategies
SUNRISE, FL — April 3, 2018
– Interim HealthCare Inc., a leading national franchisor of home care, hospice and healthcare staffing, today announced David Waltzer as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for Interim HealthCare Inc. and its parent company, Caring Brands International. In addition, Sonya Hinds, previously the Senior Vice President (SVP) of Human Resources, Training, IT departments, has been promoted to Chief Administrative Officer.
“David brings to Interim HealthCare extensive financial and M&A expertise with his more than 20 years of experience using data-driven approaches to drive profitability across different industries,” said Larry Kraska, Interim HealthCare Inc. CEO and President. “Sonya is a seasoned HR executive who has really transformed how we as a company approach recruiting and retention since she joined. She is one of the best in the industry in this area. Both executives add tremendous value to Interim and our franchisees, and I’m proud to have them as a part of our senior leadership team.”
Prior to joining Interim HealthCare Inc., David Waltzer held financial executive roles at Pinnacle Dental Management, ClearChoice Dental Centers, Techforless.com, Navajo Manufacturing and Reliant Healthcare. He has deep knowledge and experience with the development of financial and operating metrics and related processes, including revenue cycle management and various acquisition and integration activities. Waltzer obtained his Master of Science in Business from the University of Baltimore and his Bachelor of Arts in Accounting and Economics from the University of Maryland.
"I am honored to join Interim HealthCare Inc. during such a crucial time period for the home health care industry,” said Waltzer. “In the face of mounting industry challenges, I look forward to working alongside our franchise owners to help them meet their growth objectives and strategic goals.”
As Chief Administrative Officer, Sonya Hinds will continue to oversee the Human Resources, Training and IT departments, along with Interim HealthCare Inc.’s recruiting and retention initiatives for their owners. With the looming caregiver shortage continuing to impact the healthcare industry, recruitment and retention will continue to be a focal point, and differentiator, for Interim HealthCare.
“We are in a people-centric business, and we as a company truly believe that our caregivers are our employees and greatest asset,” said Hinds. “I’m committed to our continued efforts to help our franchise owners fight to stay ahead of the curve with innovative initiatives that not only help them retain current employees, but aid in attracting the next generation of caregivers.”
Before joining Interim HealthCare Inc. in 2014, Hinds was previously with Randstad, where she held successive executive human resources positions since 1995. Her Randstad career culminated with her appointment as Vice President of Human Resources in 2011, a role spanning U.S. and international responsibilities that included business services, human resources operations and planning, executive assessment and coaching, managing organizational culture, organizational and leadership development, and strategic workforce analytics. Hinds also served four years leading military troops in the United States Army and is a proud veteran of the Gulf War. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from the University of Maryland.
About Interim HealthCare Inc.
Interim HealthCare Inc., founded in 1966, is a leading national franchisor of home care, hospice and healthcare staffing. It is part of Caring Brands International which also includes UK-based Bluebird Care and Australia-based Just Better Care, both well-known franchise brands in their countries. With more than 530 franchise locations in seven countries Caring Brands International is a global health care leader.
Interim HealthCare in the United States is unique in combining the commitment of local ownership with the support of a national organization that develops innovative programs and quality standards that improve the delivery of service. Franchisees employ nurses, therapists, aides, companions and other healthcare professionals who provide 25 million hours of home care service to 190,000 people each year, meeting a variety of home health, senior care, hospice, palliative care, pediatric care and healthcare staffing needs. For more information or to locate an Interim HealthCare office, visit www.interimhealthcare.com
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