Joshua L. Proffitt
Chief Financial Officer, General Counsel and Secretary

Joshua L. Proffitt serves as chief financial officer, general counsel, and secretary of LHC Group. In addition to providing executive and financial leadership, Mr. Proffitt oversees the company’s corporate development growth efforts through acquisitions and new strategic partnership initiatives with hospitals and health systems. Mr. Proffitt joined LHC Group in 2008 and during his tenure at the company has served as vice president, assistant general counsel and director of mergers and acquisitions, then senior vice president and chief compliance officer, then executive vice president, corporate development and general counsel. Before coming to LHC Group, Mr. Proffitt was a member of the corporate healthcare practice group with the law firm of Alston & Bird, LLP, in Atlanta. Mr. Proffitt is a member of the Health Care Compliance Association, is certified in healthcare compliance, and is admitted to practice law in the State of Georgia. He received a bachelor’s degree in accounting, summa cum laude, from the University of Kentucky, and graduated as a member of the Order of the Coif from the University of Kentucky College of Law.