Verato announced that effective April 30, 2021, Clay Ritchey has been appointed as the Company’s Chief Executive Officer. He succeeds Mark LaRow who is retiring to the company’s Board of Directors after serving as CEO of Verato since January of 2015. LaRow’s retirement has been planned since the fall of 2019.
“We are pleased to welcome Clay to Verato. After an extensive search process, we feel fortunate to have found someone with Clay’s successful experience in healthcare and software-as-a-service (SaaS). We are confident that, under Clay’s leadership, Verato will further its mission to help transform the landscape of healthcare with more complete and trusted patient information,” LaRow said.
“It’s been an incredible six years at Verato, and I’m proud to have witnessed and been a part of its dramatic growth in that time. With a strong foundation in place, I know the team will continue to succeed for many years to come.”
Ritchey brings a wealth of expertise and experience to the Verato CEO role, having served in a number of senior leadership capacities over the last three decades across the healthcare and technology/software space.
He most recently served as CEO of Evariant, a healthcare SaaS CRM and big data analytics company, propelling hyper growth of the organization and leading them to a successful merger with Healthgrades in January 2020.
Ritchey’s prior roles also include Chief Marketing Officer at Imprivata, CEO at Maryland-based…