LOS ANGELES, May 24 Fueled by aggressive goals to expand nationwide and to be the provider of choice for the autism community, Wellspring recently hired Ravi Patel full time for the position of Senior Vice President Strategy and Administration, CFO. Ravi has been providing provisional consulting services to Wellspring since September 2008. His contributions have been so invaluable, that it became a necessity to hire him full time to spearhead the strategic goals and growth plans for the company. Wellspring's CEO, Leo Landaverde commented, "Ravi brings world class experience to the senior management team at Wellspring. He has the uncanny ability of not only seeing the big picture, but also the savvy enough to get into every detail of our operations. Ravi will be instrumental on creating the infrastructure for our national footprint."
Ravi is a financial leader with over 30 years of general, financial and operational management experience in senior executive positions with multi-sized companies in diverse industries. He has demonstrated skills in general and turnaround management, operations and financial management, process improvement, human resource development, communication and leadership. Ravi obtained his initial experience with a public accounting firm and a Fortune 1000 public company. Since then he has successfully applied his expertise to numerous companies in the following industries: behavioral health, broadcast media, aviation, telecommunications, consumer goods and medical devices. His strong leadership skills coupled with quick humor keeps teams focused on the important priorities and effective in creating positive results. Leo remarked, "Ravi has worked closely with our key staff and I've seen the impact of his leadership over the last eighteen months he consulted for Wellspring." Ravi makes a point to be an active influencer in professional and civic arenas along with his community.
Ravi holds Bachelor of Commerce and Master of Commerce degrees from MS University in Baroda, India. He received his MBA in Finance from the University of Chicago. Ravi is of Indian ancestry but was born and raised in Kenya and speaks multiple languages. With Ravi's copious professional accomplishments, strong financial background and leadership skills, he's the ideal full time addition to the Wellspring senior management team.
Wellspring is one of the fastest growing companies in United States in the field of Autism Treatment. Wellspring has pioneered the first national preferred provider network dedicated to Autism treatment by working with insurance companies and health plans to expand behavior therapy services using the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) . Wellspring employs ethical and experienced professionals throughout the U.S. who are passionate about meeting the behavioral needs of their clients and improving their quality of life. Wellspring is committed to being at the forefront of the behavioral health services industry and a leader of autism treatment. The company is on the cutting edge of the latest research, updated educational plans, business trends and technology to ensure the success of its employees and its clients.
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