Richard Kusserow

DIRECTOR

Mr. Kusserow has served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Strategic Management Systems, Inc., a firm specializing in the development, implementation and measurement of effective compliance program operations since 1997 and as the Chief Executive Officer of Strategic Management Systems and Integrity Management Services, a firm that provide a variety of services to the federal government, including audits and investigations, statistical analysis and data analysis since 1992. Mr. Kusserow was the founder and served as the President of the Fraud Control Information Systems from 1993 to1997 and was the founder and served as President and Executive Consultant of National Hotline Services Inc. from 1993 to 2005. One of the leading experts in the country on compliance programs, Mr. Kusserow served as the Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services from 1981 to 1992. Mr. Kusserow specializes in strategic planning, problem solving and the support of decision making in the changing regulatory environment. Among his areas of special expertise are fraud and abuse abatement strategies, Safe Harbor Regulations, Sarbanes-Oxley Act compliance, corporate compliance programs, physician recruitment, joint venture arrangements, fair market value determinations, asset valuations, regulatory and compliance problems, evaluation studies, contract review and proposals, vulnerability assessments, internal control reviews, financial analyses, due diligence reviews, ethics programs and training, as well as healthcare reform issues. Mr. Kusserow was a Member of the Attorney General’s Economic Crime Council and was appointed by President Bush as a Member of the National Advisory Commission on Law Enforcement. Before his appointment to Inspector General, Mr. Kusserow was a Special Agent/Supervisor for the FBI, where he coordinated and supervised the seven squads constituting the Organized Crime Program in Chicago, and served as a specialist in program fraud and corruption investigations.