David P. Williams, 61, is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Chemed Corporation. He is also Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the company's Roto-Rooter Management Company subsidiary.
Mr. Williams joined Chemed in 1990 as Vice President of Finance for The Omnia Group, a former subsidiary engaged in the manufacture and distribution of medical and dental products. He was promoted to Senior Vice President of Finance in 1992 and to Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Omnia in 1993. He transferred to the Roto-Rooter Management Company subsidiary in 1998 as Chief Financial Officer and was named Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer the following year. In March 2004, the Chemed Board of Directors elected Mr. Williams a Vice President and the Chief Financial Officer of Chemed. In August 2007, he was named an Executive Vice President of Chemed, while retaining his title of CFO.
Prior to joining Chemed, Mr. Williams worked for Price Waterhouse as Manager of Comprehensive Professional Services from 1983 to 1990.
Mr. Williams holds a B.A. in accounting from Michigan State University. In addition, he earned his M.B.A. from Michigan State University's Executive Management Program.
Spencer S. Lee, 66, is an Executive Vice President of Chemed Corporation and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of its Roto-Rooter Management Company subsidiary. Mr. Lee began his career at Chemed in 1980 as an Assistant to the President. In 1981, he transferred to Chemed's Roto-Rooter subsidiary as Director of Development. In 1983, Mr. Lee moved into the field and became Assistant General Manager of Roto-Rooter's Boston division. He was promoted in 1984 to Vice President of Roto-Rooter's Mid-Atlantic Region, based in Baltimore. In 1989, he took on additional responsibility for the Northeast Region. In 1992, Mr. Lee moved back to Roto-Rooter headquarters, continuing as Vice President for the Northeast. In 1996, Mr. Lee was promoted to Senior Vice President of Operations for Roto-Rooter Services Company, and in 1999, he was named to his current position of Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Roto-Rooter Management Company. The Board of Directors elected him to the additional post of Executive Vice President of Chemed in 2000. Mr. Lee holds a B.A. degree from Claremont McKenna College and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago.
Nicholas M. Westfall, 43, is Executive Vice President of Chemed Corporation. He is also Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer of the Company’s VITAS Healthcare Corporation subsidiary.
Mr. Westfall joined Chemed in 2009 as Director of Information Technology and Operations. He joined VITAS in 2012 as Senior Vice President of Field Operations and was promoted to Chief Operating Officer in 2015. In June 2016 the Chemed Board of Directors elected Mr. Westfall an Executive Vice President of the Company and he was also promoted to Chief Executive Officer of VITAS.
Prior to joining Chemed, he was a Senior Manager at Deloitte and Touche LLP, responsible for providing consulting services to clients primarily in healthcare, manufacturing, telecommunications and professional services industries.
Mr. Westfall holds a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the University of Dayton in Ohio and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business.