Our “people-focused” culture is bred at the very top. The Senior Management team is a group of passionate, forward-thinking individuals with diverse healthcare backgrounds who truly understand the industry that we serve. Even more important is the healthcare experience and stability of the Crothall Leadership Team.
CEO, Compass One Healthcare
Bobby Kutteh is Chief Executive Officer of Compass One Healthcare, including both Morrison Healthcare and Crothall Healthcare.
Kutteh joined Compass One in 1999 and successfully led the support services division, including Crothall, SSC, and Eurest Services, through the significant development of new strategic markets, several significant acquisitions, and annual revenues approaching $2 billion. He was appointed CEO of Morrison and Crothall Healthcare in 2014.
Kutteh launched his career with American Hospital Supply (now Baxter Healthcare) as a field representative. During his seven years with the global medical products and services company, Kutteh ascended through various management positions to vice president of sales. Kutteh’s next role took him to Marriott’s Facilities Management Division in 1987, where he served as vice president. Kutteh expanded his Healthcare experience when he moved to McGaw, Inc. in 1991, as an executive vice president. During his tenure, McGaw successfully merged with IVAX and B. Braun. He also served on Crothall Services Group’s Board of Directors while at McGaw, and joined Crothall full-time in 1999.
With a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Wake Forest University, Kutteh went on to earn his Master’s Degree in Business Administration in 1980 at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
Kutteh is married with one grown child, and works from the Wayne, PA, office.
Daniel E. Gatti
Chief Financial Officer, Compass One Healthcare
Dan Gatti graduated, with honors, from Widener University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting in 1984. In 2006, he obtained his Masters of Science in Business Leadership from Revans University (England). Dan is a Certified Public Accountant, Chartered Global Management Accountant, and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Dan started his career in 1984 with Laventhol & Horwath, an international public accounting firm. While at Laventhol, he focused primarily on audits and consulting services for large, publicly held companies. Dan progressed from the level of staff to senior manager in six years.
Dan continued his career in 1990 with Parente, Randolph, an international public accounting firm. While with Parente, he was assigned as the senior manager for the Crothall Healthcare account where he managed the audit and consulting services provided to Crothall in its early stages of development.
In 1996, Dan became the Chief Financial Officer for YBM International, a $150 million international manufacturing company. In his capacity as Chief Financial Officer, he was responsible for the acquisition of two international companies, raising equity capital, and investor relations.
In 1999, Dan joined Crothall Healthcare as Director of Finance and Accounting, with responsibility for all of Crothall’s accounting functions and financial reporting. He was promoted to Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in May 2001 and has since ascended to the position of Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Compass One Healthcare.
Dan and his family live in New Hope, Pennsylvania and he is based in our corporate office in Wayne, Pennsylvania.
President, Environmental Services and Patient Transportation
Tom Racobaldo graduated from the University of Delaware with a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration. He began his career as a Manager Trainee with Crothall Hospital Services, Inc. in 1979. His first assignment was as Housekeeping Director at Oxford Hospital, a 50-bed facility in Northeast Philadelphia. Soon after, he was promoted to a larger account, the Philadelphia College of Art; then to Suburban General Hospital in Norristown, Pennsylvania. Tom was then promoted to Director of Housekeeping at the 1,000-plus bed Greystone State Psychiatric Hospital in Morristown, New Jersey.
In 1984, Tom relocated to Southern California when he accepted a position as Sales Director. He was responsible for selling housekeeping and plant operations and maintenance services in Southern California and Arizona. In 1986, he returned to Operations as a District Manager serving housekeeping clients in the Southwest. In the fall of 1987, he was promoted to Regional Vice President. His responsibilities included oversight of the housekeeping and POM programs.
In 1989, the Marriott Corporation acquired United HealthServ, Inc. (previously Crothall Hospital Services). Tom continued to serve as Regional Vice President with responsibilities encompassing the oversight of housekeeping, plant operations and maintenance, and food service programs in Central California, Nevada, Arizona, and Hawaii. His region included nearly 50 clients, five district managers, and over $45 million in revenues.
In May 1993, Tom joined Crothall Healthcare Inc. as Regional Vice President for the South. He was then promoted to Vice President of Operations in January 1994, at which point he assumed responsibility for all U.S. Housekeeping operations.
In September 2006 Tom was promoted to Executive Vice President and oversees Housekeeping and Patient Transportation Services nationally. In the fall of 2009, Tom was named President, Crothall Healthcare.
President, Healthcare Technology Solutions and Facilities Management
Steve Carpenter earned his undergraduate degree, a BS in Electrical/Electronics Engineering Technology at the DeVry Institute of Technology in Atlanta, GA, and in 1996 received his MBA at Pfeiffer University in Charlotte, NC.
Before joining Crothall in 2004, Steve served the prestigious Novant Health System in Charlotte, NC, for more than 15 years. As Vice President he was responsible for the strategic planning, organization, and administration of the activities of multiple departments, including facilities planning and construction, real estate, plant engineering and operations, public safety, clinical engineering services, environmental services, food and nutrition, linen services, Radiology, and Laboratory for the multi-site 1000-bed healthcare system.
As a company President and member of Compass One Healthcare Management Committee, Steve has responsibility for Crothall Healthcare Technology Solutions and Facilities Management.
Crothall Facilities Management provides high quality Plant Operations Maintenance and Construction Management services. Healthcare Technology Solutions serves healthcare facilities throughout the US.
Steve, his wife Trisha and 2 children, Clint and Hannah, reside in Charlotte, NC.
Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing
Bart Kaericher graduated from Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, with a Bachelor's of Science & Business. He then went on to earn his MBA in Healthcare Marketing from St. Joseph's University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Today, he is very involved with ACHE, IFMA, and Advisory Board educational activities.
Bart was recruited from the Miami University campus to begin his career with Kendall McGaw Laboratories (formerly American Hospital Supply Corporation; today B. Braun Medical). His first position was Key Account Manager in the Chicagoland marketplace. Because of his achievements and accomplishments while selling in Chicago, he was promoted into Sales Management, relocating to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
In March 2000, Bart joined Crothall Services Group as Regional Sales Director for the Mid-Atlantic marketplace. Because of the leadership, strategy, and energy of Bart and the Crothall Operations Teams, they were able to exceed all sales goals each year. These were exciting times for this team as they were able break various company and industry records that stood for many years. In August 2005, Bart was appointed Senior Vice President of Sales, leading the Healthcare Sales and Marketing team for Crothall Healthcare.
In October of 2014, Bart’s new role as SVP of Sales and Marketing expanded to include Morrison Healthcare, aligning the two sectors strategically as Compass One Healthcare. Bart’s responsibility includes setting strategy and direction, creating new business development and organizational growth, marketing functions, and much more for this exciting new partnership. He also proudly serves on the Executive Team for Crothall Healthcare, Morrison Healthcare, and Compass One Healthcare.
President, Crothall Laundry Services
Mike Barner graduated from the College of Saint Rose in Albany, NY with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. In 1998, he received his MBA with a concentration in Management Information Systems from Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA.
Mike joined Crothall Services Group in 1999 and served as the Vice President of Information Services. In addition to technology, Mike was responsible for the formation and oversight of the Crothall Patient Transportation Division. In 2001, Mike was appointed to the Crothall Services Management Committee where he participates in strategic planning and development of corporate goals.
In 2005, his role was expanded to Senior Vice President of Field System Solutions for Compass Group, based in Charlotte, North Carolina. In this role, Mike was responsible for managing a team of 200+ IT Professionals who provide the strategy and delivery of consumer-facing and operational-related technology solutions for Compass Group North America.
In 2014, Mike moved back into an operational role serving as the Senior Vice President of Crothall Laundry Services.