Addus HomeCare Names Heather Dixon to Board of Directors

FRISCO, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Addus HomeCare Corporation (NASDAQ: ADUS), a provider of home care services, today announced that Heather Dixon, CPA, has been appointed to the Company’s Board of Directors as an independent board member, effective March 1, 2023. She fills the seat previously held by Steven Geringer and will serve as a member of the Audit Committee.

Dixon currently serves as Chief Financial Officer of Everside Health, one of the nation’s largest direct primary care providers. In this role, she provides financial oversight and strategic direction with a focus on growth and innovation within the direct primary care space. Prior to joining Everside, she was the Senior Vice President, Global Controller and Chief Accounting Officer of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., a Fortune 20 integrated healthcare, pharmacy and retail company. Her previous financial executive experience includes serving as Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer of Aetna; Assistant Controller at PepsiCo; and in various global accounting and regulatory roles with American Express. She started her professional career at PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Dixon is also an independent board member of Signify Health (NYSE: SGFY). She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting from Southern Methodist University and is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Texas.

Dirk Allison, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, commented, “We are delighted to welcome Heather as an independent member of the Addus Board of Directors. One of our top priorities is to have a Board of Directors that brings together individuals with diverse skills and backgrounds to create balanced, objective, and thoughtful decision-making that supports sound corporate governance practices and best serves shareholder interests. Heather brings extensive financial and strategic experience across leading health and wellness companies that complements the work and expertise of our other board members. We look forward to her valuable insight and contributions as we continue to execute our growth strategy.”

About Addus HomeCare

Addus HomeCare is a provider of home care services that primarily include personal care services that assist with activities of daily living, as well as hospice and home health services. Addus HomeCare’s consumers are primarily persons who, without these services, are at risk of hospitalization or institutionalization, such as the elderly, chronically ill and disabled. Addus HomeCare’s payor clients include federal, state and local governmental agencies, managed care organizations, commercial insurers and private individuals. Addus HomeCare currently provides home care services to approximately 46,500 consumers through 202 locations across 22 states. For more information, please visit