Leadership Team

 The CPS Leadership Team

Kevin Meyer
Senior Vice President / CPS Business Director

Kevin joined the CPS team as our director of operations in 1999 after many years in contract therapy management and vendor contract consulting. He has also been a healthcare consultant with The Polaris Group in Boston. Kevin holds a bachelor’s degree in management information systems, specializing in statistics, data flow and data storage. An Indiana native, Kevin has presented at several national healthcare conferences and has been published in Nursing Home magazine.

Jeff Spiro
Director of Vendor Programs

A native of New York City and spending 10 years in San Francisco in Sales Management at a paper manufacture, Jeff Spiro moved his family to South Florida in 1992. Jeff comes to CPS after 13 years with Staples office supplies,Business to Business division as the District Sales Manager for South Florida. Prior to that Jeff was with Office Max as the Sales Manager in South Florida. He has over 20 years of formal sales training, management, and procurement experience that he brings to CPS. As the Director of Operations Management, Jeff will continue to utilize high standards and best practices to ensure total customer satisfaction.

Irene Dame
Director of Food & Beverage Division

Irene joined CPS in July 2001 with a bachelor of science in human resources and 30 years' experience in purchasing and contract negotiations. Prior to joining CPS, Irene served 10 years as director of purchasing for five LifeSpace Retirement Communities in southeast Florida. Her purchasing experience originated at Shawnee Mission Medical Center of Shawnee Mission, Kansas. From there she negotiated formal bids/contracts for 225 schools for the Palm Beach County School System.

Jennifer Davis
Regional Director of Human Resources

Jennifer joined CPS in 2010 as the Human Resources Director and also serves as Regional Human Resources Director for the LCS Equity Community portfolio. Jennifer has fifteen years’ experience in human resources at the senior management level in a variety of industries including healthcare, hospitality and manufacturing. Her background includes expertise in leadership development, employee relations, employment law, and HR process improvement. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management from the University of Florida and is a native Floridian.

Andi Putnam
Director of Clinical Programs

Andi joined CPS in 2004 to develop medical and clinical vendor partnerships inclusive to the CPS portfolio. Her previous experience includes 20 years in the long-term care pharmacy/medical environment focusing on operations, business development, clinical compliance and financial reporting for a national pharmacy provider. Andi enjoys working with our members ensuring the clients receive quality products and services that provide positive outcomes with reduced costs.

Rene' Sharkey
Director of Client Relations

Rene’ joined Life Care Services, An LCS Company, in February 1998. She gained experience working in the long-term care industry as a business unit assistant for Life Care Services in the Greenwood, Indiana, regional office before relocating to Murfreesboro, Tennessee, in 2004. Following her relocation, she joined CPS, the procurement division of LCS as a business development specialist. Rene’ currently serves as Director of Client Relations for communities managed by Life Care Services.

Georgeann Lattarulo
Senior Manager of Client Relations

Georgeann brings over 20 years of experience in the healthcare and consumer products industries to CPS, where she is responsible for client relations.  She has a broad background in marketing, and healthcare industries. 

Prior to joining CPS, Georgeann spent 15 years with General Foods and later with Kraft Foods where she worked in marketing for the cereal and coffee divisions.  She then moved to Health Plan of Greater New York, where her focus was on customer relations. 

Georgeann will serve as Sr. Client Relations Manager for CPS ensuring the communities receive quality products and services that provide high standards and customer satisfaction.

Peter Hermann
Accounting Manager

Peter brings 25 years of accounting experience to CPS, where he maintains all accounting functions and reporting requirements. Hermann has a broad background in the field of senior living, and is a graduate of the University of Dayton with a degree in accounting.

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