Operating Company Leaders

While our capital deployment typically commences with a strong investment thesis, we seek to partner with proven CEOs, who are leaders in their industry domains. We believe that the combination of our management teams’ deep industry insight and Providence’s long-term investment perspective can provide an advantage over competitors for the benefit of our clients, colleagues and shareholders.

Walt Cooper

Chief Executive Officer, Matrix Medical Network

Walt Cooper was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Matrix Medical Network in October 2014. Mr. Cooper joined Matrix in 2013 as Senior Vice President of Strategy and Corporate Development Officer and served as Chief Operating Officer from June 2014 to October 2014. Prior to joining Matrix, Mr. Cooper served as the Chief Administrative Officer at WellCare Health Plans, where he was responsible for the $1.5 billion Medicare Part D and specialty pharmacy business. Previously, Mr. Cooper served in a number of senior leadership positions at UnitedHealth Group, Jostens Corporation and Bausch & Lomb. Mr. Cooper received a bachelor’s degree and a master of business administration degree from in mechanical engineering from Gannon University in Erie, Pennsylvania.

Jeff Felton

Chief Executive Officer, LogistiCare

Jeff Felton was appointed Chief Executive Officer of LogistiCare in July 2017. Mr. Felton has more than 30 years of experience in the healthcare services and healthcare technology industries, where he most recently served as President of McKesson Connected Care and Analytics and was responsible for multiple business units within McKesson Technology Solutions. Prior to working at McKesson, Mr. Felton worked at Cardinal Health, Baxter Healthcare and Procter and Gamble. Mr. Felton received a bachelor's degree in biology and in economics from the University of Cincinnati and a master of business administration degree from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.