GLENDALE, Calif., April 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Apollo Medical Holdings, Inc. ("ApolloMed") (OTC-QB: AMEH), an integrated patient–centered, physician-driven healthcare delivery company, today announced the appointment of Lance Jon Kimmel as an independent member of its Board of Directors.
Mr. Kimmel is the founder and has been the managing partner of SEC Law Firm in Los Angeles, California since February 2004. His practice focuses on public and private securities offerings, going public transactions, SEC reporting, corporate governance, representation of companies before the SEC and stock exchanges, mergers and acquisitions, and SRO compliance for investment bankers, auditors and other service providers. He handles capital raising at every level, from seed capital to IPOs, from reverse mergers to PIPEs, from equity credit lines to bank credit facilities. His clients reflect the spectrum of 21st century business, from healthcare services to medical devices, from biotechnology to green technology, from financial services to the entertainment industry and from real estate to consumer goods.
As one of the most frequently quoted securities attorneys in America, Mr. Kimmel has contributed his insights to NPR Marketplace, Dow Jones, Sky Radio, the Los Angeles Times, Bloomberg Forum and Financier Worldwide, among other mainstream and financial broadcast and print media around the world. He has written numerous articles and speaks often on current legal issues in the corporate finance and corporate governance arenas in the U.S., Europe and China. He serves on the Securities Regulation Committee of the American Bar Association, served as a national coordinator of the SEC's Small Business Forum, has given testimony to the SEC's Advisory Committee on Smaller Public Companies on reform proposals, and has been a keynote speaker at the National Investment Bankers Association.
Previously, Mr. Kimmel was a partner at Foley & Lardner in its Los Angeles office and Alschuler Grossman Stein & Kahan in Los Angeles. He received his JD from the New York University School of Law, attended Edinburgh University in Edinburgh, Scotland and graduated from Franklin & Marshall College, majoring in Government and Classical Civilization.
"We are honored to have Lance join our Board of Directors," stated Warren Hosseinion, MD, Chief Executive Officer of Apollo Medical Holdings. "His wealth of experience in the securities industry, especially in SEC reporting, capital raising, M&A and corporate governance, will prove invaluable to us as we persist in executing strategies to distinguish ApolloMed as a noted leader in integrated healthcare delivery."
"I am delighted to join the ApolloMed Board of Directors," stated Lance Kimmel. "The company is a leader in its field and I look forward to working with a dedicated management team and my fellow directors in helping ApolloMed continue to grow."
"Mr. Kimmel's appointment is another step in augmenting our leadership and governance infrastructure to position ApolloMed for continued growth of our integrated healthcare delivery platform," added Gary Augusta, Executive Chairman of Apollo Medical Holdings.
As part of this transition in board membership, which was executed in order for the board to have a majority of independent directors, Mark Meyers has joined ApolloMed's Advisory Board. Mr. Meyers, who has served as a board director since October 2012 and also as Chief Strategy Officer, is a senior healthcare executive whose career spans over 30 years.
About Apollo Medical Holdings, Inc.
Headquartered in Glendale, California, ApolloMed is a leading integrated patient-centered, physician-centric healthcare delivery company committed to providing exceptional multi-disciplinary care in the communities it serves. ApolloMed is addressing the healthcare needs of its patients by leveraging its integrated healthcare delivery platform comprised of six affiliated and complementary physician groups: ApolloMed Hospitalists, ApolloMed ACO (Accountable Care Organization), Maverick Medical Group (Independent Physician Association), AKM Medical Group (IPA), ApolloMed Care Clinics and Apollo Palliative Services. ApolloMed strives to improve medical outcomes with high-quality, cost-efficient care. For more information, please visit www.apollomed.net
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