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Michael J. Asselta Joins Compassus As CEO

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – Compassus, a leading national provider of integrated, home-based care services, announced today that its board of directors has appointed Michael J. Asselta as CEO. He succeeds David Grams, who will serve in an interim advisory role to help ensure a seamless transition.

“Mike has an impressive track record of operating and growing multi-site healthcare service organizations the provide the highest quality of care, and I am confident he is the right person to lead Compassus as it continues to broaden access to integrated, home-based care services in partnership with market leading health systems and payor organizations. As Compassus continues to build national momentum with long term provider and payor partnerships, Mike’s experience with operational excellence at scale and building an employer of choice will be a tremendous asset as the company continues to execute its shared mission with community providers to provide access to best-in-class home-based care services,” said Pat Ryan, Executive Chairman of Compassus. “On behalf of the company, I thank David Grams for his leadership over the past few years which has positioned Compassus for ongoing success.”

“Compassus has a strong reputation for excellence and high-quality, home-based care across the country, which continues to be realized through its integrated care model and growth in market leading partnerships,” said Asselta. “I am honored to have the opportunity to lead the organization into this next phase alongside a highly accomplished management team of passionate and compassionate leaders. Together, we will continue working to transform lives and deliver person-centered care where people live through our ‘Care for who I am’ mission.”

Asselta joins Compassus after spending nearly eight years at Fresenius Medical Care North America, where he most recently served as Chief Operating Officer of U.S. Care Delivery and President of Fresenius Kidney Care, managing more than 60,000 employees and 4,000 care delivery locations in those roles. His prior experience includes leadership and C-suite roles with leading public and private health care companies including LabOne, Quest Diagnostics, and SelectQuote Senior, where he focused on expanding access to patient care.

Compassus continues to expand access to integrated, home-based care services alongside its provider and payor partners, including through the recently announced a joint venture partnership with Bon Secours Mercy Health.