Cross Country Healthcare, Inc. (CCRN)
Q2 2010 Earnings Conference Call
August 5, 2010 10:00 AM ET
Howard Goldman – Director, IR
Joe Boshart – President and CEO
Emil Hensel – CFO
Paul Condra – BMO Capital Markets
Chris Rigg – SFG
Tobey Sommer – SunTrust Robinson Humphrey
Gary Taylor – Citigroup
Welcome to the Cross Country Healthcare second quarter 2010 earnings conference call. At this time, all participants are in a listen-only mode. After the presentation, we will conduct a question-and-answer session.
(Operator Instructions) Today’s conference is being recorded and if you have any objections, you may disconnect at this time.
I would now like to turn the meeting over to Mr. Howard Goldman, Director of Investor and Corporate Relations. Sir, you may begin.
Good morning and thank you for listening to our conference call, which is also being webcast and for your interest in the company.
With me today are Joe Boshart, our President and Chief Executive Officer and Emil Hensel, our Chief Financial Officer. On this call we will review our second quarter 2010 results, for which we distributed our earnings press release after the close of business yesterday. If you do not have a copy, it is available on our website at www.crosscountryhealthcare.com. Replay information for this call is also provided in the press release.
Before we begin, I’d first like to remind everyone that this discussion contains forward-looking statements. Statements that are predictive in nature, that depend upon or refer to future events or conditions, or that include words such as expects, anticipates, believes, estimates and similar expressions are forward-looking statements. These statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause our actual results and performance to be materially different from any future results or performance expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements.