Steven Smith

Mr. Smith has served as a director since June 2013. Mr. Smith has practiced health law in the Washington, D.C. office of Ober, Kaler, Grimes & Shriver (“Ober Kaler”) for more than 9 years and is the Managing Partner of that office. He practices exclusively in the health care regulatory, operational and transactional areas where he counsels hospitals, physicians and other clients on a variety of issues including corporate governance, executive compensation and agreements; medical staff issues including structure and relationship to hospitals, medical staff bylaws, physician disciplinary matters and all peer review related issues; compliance, from both an operational and legal standpoint; structuring transactions to achieve the objectives of his clients and to comply with such laws and regulations; patient safety and quality assurance issues as they relate to both reimbursement and improvement of patient care; and risk and claims management, insurance coverage and fiduciary responsibilities. Prior to joining Ober Kaler, Mr. Smith was Senior Vice-President and General Counsel for a large healthcare system in Maryland for 10 years. Mr. Smith is the chair of our Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and is a member of our Audit Committee.