SOURCE: American CareSource Holdings, Inc.

April 28, 2008 08:05 ET

American CareSource Holdings Appoints Matthew Thompson Controller and Principal Accounting Officer

DALLAS, TX--(Marketwire - April 28, 2008) - American CareSource Holdings, Inc. (AMEX: XSI) today announced that Matthew Thompson has joined the Company in the position of Controller and Principal Accounting Officer, effective immediately. Mr. Thompson, 36, will report directly to Steven J. Armond, Chief Financial Officer.

Commenting on today's news, Mr. Armond stated, "We are pleased to welcome Matthew to the Company. He joins the business at a crucial juncture in our corporate growth and with his solid financial expertise, including his public company experience, Matthew will play an integral role within our organization."

Prior to joining American CareSource, Mr. Thompson was Director of Financial Reporting at Highland Financial Partners, L.P., an affiliate of Highland Capital Management L.P., in Dallas, Texas. Prior to that, he spent nine years with publicly-held Tyler Technologies, Inc., a Dallas-based leading provider of integrated, end-to-end information management solutions and services to local governments. While there, Mr. Thompson served in various positions, most recently as Division Controller of Tyler's Courts & Justice and Appraisal & Tax Divisions. Before joining Tyler Technologies, Mr. Thompson spent five years with Ernst & Young, LLP.

Mr. Thompson, a Certified Public Accountant, earned his Bachelors of Business Administration degree from Baylor University in Waco, Texas. He is a member of both the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants as well as the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants.

About American CareSource Holdings, Inc.

American CareSource Holdings, the first national, publicly traded ancillary care network services company, offers a comprehensive national network of approximately 25,000 ancillary provider sites. Through its product offerings, American CareSource helps its clients reduce the cost of ancillary services rendered through its network of providers in more than 30 service categories. The Company's ancillary network and management provides a complete outsourced solution for a wide variety of healthcare payors and plan sponsors including self-insured employers, indemnity insurers, PPOs, HMOs, third party administrators and both federal and local governments.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    David S. Boone
    Chief Executive Officer
    American CareSource Holdings, Inc.
    Tel: 972-308-6830