R. Carter Pate

R. Carter Pate

Director

R. Carter Pate was appointed a director in 2019. Mr. Pate currently serves as Interim Chief Executive Officer at The Providence Service Corporation, a position he has held since November 15, 2017. He is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Carter Pate, LLC, a consulting firm he founded in 2014, which serves as a leading resource for Boards of Directors seeking expertise in restructuring management, regulatory compliance, growth and margin strategies and critical business insights to drive consistent results. From 2011 to 2014, Mr. Pate served as the Chief Executive Officer of MV Transportation, Inc. Prior to joining MV, he served in various roles for Pricewaterhousecoopers LLC from 1996 to 2011, including Global and U.S. Managing Partner, Healthcare and Government Price, US Managing Partner, Advisory Line of Service and US Managing Partner, Corporate Restructuring Partner. Mr. Pate has been the Chairman of the Board of BioScrip, Inc. (Nasdaq: BIOS) since 2015 and previously served as its Audit Committee Chair, and is a Director of Advanced Emissions Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq: ADES) since 2016 where he also serves on the audit committee. Since 2015 he has been a member of the Texas Lieutenant Governor’s Advisory Transportation Committee and a Board Member of the National Association of Corporate Directors. Mr. Pate holds certifications as a Certified Public Accountant in Texas, a Certified Forensic Public Accountant, a Certified Government Financial Manager, a Certified Insolvency Reorganization Accountant, a Certified Turnaround Professional and a Certified Fraud Examiner (inactive). He is a co-author of The Phoenix Effect: Nine Revitalizing Strategies No Company Can Do Without, originally published in 2002 and translated into five languages. Mr. Pate holds a Masters in Accounting and Information Management from the University of Texas at Dallas, and a BS in Accounting from Greensboro College.