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Jay Grinney , , , President and Chief Executive Officer

Jay Grinney has served as president, chief executive officer, and a director of HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE: HLS) since May 2004. HealthSouth is one of the nation's largest providers of post-acute healthcare services, offering both facility-based and home-based post-acute services in 33 states and Puerto Rico through its network of inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, home health agencies, hospice agencies and outpatient rehabilitation clinics. Prior to joining HealthSouth, Mr. Grinney was president of the eastern group at Hospital Corporation of America (NYSE: HCA), the nation’s largest healthcare company. Before joining HCA, Grinney served as a senior vice president at The Methodist Hospital System in Houston, the primary teaching affiliate for the Baylor College of Medicine. Mr. Grinney also serves as a director of Energen Corporation (NYSE: EGN), where he is on the audit and compensation committees, and of the privately-held Coca-Cola Bottling Company United, Inc. Mr. Grinney is involved with a number of community organizations, serving on the boards of directors of the Birmingham Business Alliance, where he is on its executive committee, the Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham where he is chairman of the audit committee, and the Public Affairs Research Council of Alabama. He previously served as chairman of the board of directors of the Federation of American Hospitals, and as a director on the boards of directors of the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute and the United Way of Central Alabama. After receiving a bachelor’s degree from St. Olaf College, Grinney earned both a Master of Business Administration and a Master of Healthcare Administration from Washington University.

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Doug Coltharp , , , Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Douglas (Doug) E. Coltharp was named chief financial officer on May 6, 2010. Prior to joining HealthSouth, Coltharp served as a partner at Arlington Capital Advisors (ACA) and Arlington Investment Partners, LLC (AIP), a boutique investment banking and private equity firm. Coltharp also served 11 years as executive vice president and chief financial officer for Saks Inc. In this role, he was responsible for recapitalizing the company and guiding it through a series of acquisitions and organic growth strategies that transformed it from a small cap, regional department store operator to a Fortune 1000 national retailer. Coltharp began his career in 1987 at Nations Bank, N.A. (now part of Bank of America) and rose to become senior vice president and head of Southeast Corporate Banking. During this time, he advised Fortune 1000 companies on capital raising and other corporate financial matters. Coltharp graduated from Lehigh University with a bachelor's degree in finance and economics and earned his master's in business administration with concentrations in finance and strategic planning from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

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Patrick Darby , , , Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Patrick Darby was named executive vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary of HealthSouth in February 2016. Prior to joining us, Darby was a partner of the law firm of Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, in Birmingham, Alabama. He is listed in Chambers USA, The Best Lawyers in America and Alabama Super Lawyers. He received his bachelor’s degree from Dartmouth College and his law degree from Washington & Lee University School of Law, where he was editor-in-chief of the Washington & Lee Law Review.

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Mark J. Tarr , , , Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Mark Tarr was named executive vice president and chief operating officer on Feb. 23, 2011, having served as executive vice president of operations since Aug. 1, 2007, and as president of the company's inpatient division since September 2004. Tarr joined HealthSouth in 1993, and has held various management positions within the company, including serving as a senior vice president with responsibility for all inpatient operations in Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Oklahoma and Kansas from 1997 to 2004; director of operations of HealthSouth's 80-bed rehabilitation hospital in Nashville, Tennessee from 1994 to 1997; and as chief executive officer/administrator of our 70-bed rehabilitation hospital in Vero Beach from 1992 to 1994. Tarr earned his bachelor's degree from Ball State University and his master's in business administration from the Goizueta Business School at Emory University.

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