Corizon Health Appoints Douglas Thompson as Chief Financial Officer

BRENTWOOD, TN ‐ (March 14, 2016) – Corizon Health, the nation’s leading correctional healthcare company, announced today that it has appointed Douglas Thompson as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Thompson will report to Chief Executive Officer Karey Witty and serve on the company’s Senior Executive Leadership Team, which sets strategic direction for the company.

Thompson brings extensive financial and strategic perspective to the CFO role. He will be responsible for the company’s financial operations including Financial and Operational Accounting, Corporate Finance, Treasury, Tax, and Risk Management Programs.

Thompson joins Corizon Health from his most recent position as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Beacon Health Options, a behavioral health leader serving more than 48 million people. He was responsible for all financial activities of the company and helped direct their relationships with various state regulatory agencies.

Prior to Beacon, Thompson was Chief Financial Officer of ValueOptions and previously served as Senior Vice President, Decision Support and Treasurer, where he was integral in formulating and implementing financial operations and medical economic strategies. Prior to ValueOptions, Thompson served in various financial capacities at HealthSpring, Inc.

“I’ve had the pleasure of working with Douglas in the past and know him to be a hands‐on organizational leader,” Witty said. “I am excited to bring his strong financial and strategic background into the Corizon Health leadership team and I am confident he will complement the operational depth of Jeff Sholey and the existing finance team.”

Sholey has served as Corizon Health’s Interim Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Controller since August 2014; he will continue in his role as Corporate Controller.

“I’d also like to thank Jeff for his exceptional contributions throughout this interim period,” Witty said. “He has displayed steady leadership, business acumen and a deep commitment to Corizon Health.”

Thompson holds a Master of Science in Finance, Master of Business Administration and Bachelor of Business Administration, all from Loyola University Maryland.


About Corizon Health

Corizon Health provides quality health care services to 50 clients at 431 facilities across the country serving over 321,000 inmates in 25 states. With its headquarters in Brentwood, Tenn., Corizon Health is the leading provider of correctional heath care services in the United States. For more information, please visit