President and Chief Executive Officer
Dirk Allison joined CCS Medical in March 2011 and serves as our President and Chief Executive Officer. Prior to his work with CCS Medical, Dirk Allison served as Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Odyssey Healthcare, Inc. an approximately $700 million provider of hospice in the United States. Odyssey was a publicly traded NASDAQ company prior to its August 2010 acquisition by Gentiva Health Services, Inc.
Prior to joining Odyssey in 2006; Mr. Allison was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Omniflight, Inc., a privately held operator of aviation support services to the healthcare industry. Prior to Omniflight, Mr. Allison served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Ardent Health Services LLC, a privately held operator of acute care and behavioral care hospitals with approximately $2 billion in revenues. Prior to joining Ardent, Mr. Allison served as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Renal Care Group, Inc., which was a publicly traded operator of dialysis centers with approximately $1 billion in revenues.
Between 1987 and 1999, Mr. Allison served as President and Chief Executive Officer of several publicly and privately held healthcare companies, including a physician practice management company and several institutional pharmacy providers. Mr. Allison earned his MBA at the University of Dallas and his BBA at the University of Louisiana at Monroe (formerly Northeast Louisiana University) and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).