People: MedAssets Inc (MDAS.OQ)
24 Dec 2014
Mr. John A. Bardis is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of MedAssets Inc., since June 1999. Beginning with American Hospital Supply and Baxter International, he held various senior management positions, including Vice President of the Baxter Operating Room Division and General Manager of the Eastern Zone. Mr. Bardis left Baxter in 1987 to join Kinetic Concepts. Kinetic Concepts, a NASDAQ traded company, was the nation’s largest specialty bed and medical equipment rental company at the time of his departure as President in 1992. From 1992 to 1997, Mr. Bardis was President and CEO of TheraTx, Inc., another NASDAQ traded company, which was a leading provider of rehabilitation services and operator of skilled nursing facilities. In 1995, TheraTx was named the second fastest growing public company in America by INC. Magazine, growing from $15mm to over $500mm in revenue in 5 years. Mr. Bardis was named Entrepreneur of the year by INC Magazine in 1995. Mr. Bardis graduated with a B.S. in Business from the University of Arizona. Mr. Bardis is the founder of Hire Heroes USA and is Chairman of the Atlanta Fire Youth Hockey Club. In 2013, Mr. Bardis was appointed to the Board of Advisors of the Eller College of Management at the University of Arizona and to the board of The Committee to Preserve Olympic Wrestling. In 2011, Mr. Bardis was appointed to the board of the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA). Mr. Bardis was Team Leader of the U.S. Greco-Roman Wrestling Team for the 2007 World Championships and the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Mr. Bardis has more than 25 years of experience in the healthcare industry. Mr. Bardis’ experience in growing companies and his knowledge of all aspects of the Company’s business and the healthcare industry strongly qualify him to continue to serve as the Company’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.
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