Russell S. Thomas
Russell S. Thomas has been a member of our board of directors since January 2015. Mr. Thomas currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Availity LLC, a provider of health information exchange services to healthcare providers and health plans, where he previously served as President and Chief Operating Officer from January 2008 to March 2012. Prior to joining Availity, Thomas served as the CEO of Gold Standard, Inc., a health information technology company. Mr. Thomas also serves on the board of directors of the eHealth Initiative, a non-profit, membership organization for the healthcare industry focused on information technology. Mr. Thomas holds a B.A. from Virginia Tech and a J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law. We believe that Mr. Thomas’ significant experience in the healthcare industry and with health information companies makes him a valuable member of our board of directors.