NEW YORK (May 2, 2017)—Hometeam, an in-home senior care company, announced today that Tom Etergino will be joining as the company’s first-ever Chief Financial Officer. Etergino will be overseeing all financial matters pertaining to Hometeam, and will have a hand in all aspects of what the company does from operations to development. The company has also appointed Thomas Seaman to the role of General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer. Seaman will handle all legal matters, corporate governance and compliance and regulatory affairs.
“I’m excited for Tom and Thomas to join our executive team as we drive forward our next chapter of growth and scale,” said CEO and co-founder of Hometeam, Josh Bruno. “Tom brings a depth of financial experience to our team, he's one of the country’s most respected startup CFOs and under his guidance and oversight will expand our capabilities.” Bruno added, “Thomas has excellent legal credentials and unrivaled industry expertise and knowledge that will dramatically advance our legal and compliance functions and help position the company for continued growth in the years to come. They will both add tremendous value to our overall strategy.”
Etergino joins Hometeam from Refinery29 where when he started in 2013 there were 80 people and during his tenure with the business, Etergino led their Series C, D, & E funding rounds, and the business now has more than 500 employees. Prior to that Etergino was CFO of TheStreet, CFO/COO of emusic.com, took AtriCure public as CFO in 2005, and spent five years as CAO and treasurer at DoubleClick, where they raised $1 billion in funding.
"I couldn’t be more excited to be joining a company whose mission is so clear and team so passionate. Through Hometeam’s innovative use of technology and focus on improving the lives of both caregivers and recipients, Hometeam is disrupting an industry prime for change,” Etergino said. "I am eager to bring my experience of successfully scaling hyper-growth companies to Hometeam, while we fundamentally change the senior care industry.”
Seaman has extensive experience in health care and technology and joins Hometeam from Orbis International where he was the chief legal and compliance officer. Previously, Seaman was SVP, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer at Teladoc, the nation’s largest telemedicine company, where he prepared the company for an IPO and completed the acquisition of two competing telemedicine companies. Prior thereto, he was the SVP, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer of the medical services company Best Doctors and the global software and services provider GoldenSource. Before becoming an in-house counsel, Seaman practiced law at the international law firm of Shearman & Sterling.
"Hometeam has a tremendous vision to transform the homecare industry with technology enablement and best-in-class customer experience," said Seaman. "The health care industry is rapidly evolving and I’m excited to assume a role where I can be at the forefront of innovation in delivering home care services which is vital for the future of health care."
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