The Columbus Organization Completes Acquisition of Commonwealth Case Management in Kentucky

Wayne, Pennsylvania – August 31 , 2017 – The Columbus Organization (“Columbus”), a portfolio company of HealthEdge Investment Partners, LLC (“HealthEdge”) announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Commonwealth Case Management (“CCM”).

Based in Lexington, Kentucky, CCM is a leading statewide provider of case management services to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

According to Columbus CEO Robert Cunard, “We are pleased to welcome Commonwealth, its employees and the people they support to the Columbus family. CCM expands our service offering to the state of Kentucky and has a similar reputation of providing best in class case management services with a focus on quality and data supported outcomes.” Commonwealth Case Management, founded in September 2011 by Shannon McCracken grew to become a prominent provider of case management within Kentucky. Ms. McCracken noted “I am happy to have found a partner in The Columbus Organization with a similar mindset of high quality case management services, and pleased our vision for Commonwealth will be carried forward.”

About The Columbus Organization

The Columbus Organization’s founding mission is to make a difference in the lives of people with special needs, and its guiding principle has been to provide high-quality services in a manner that maintains the dignity and privacy of the individuals and families served. Columbus is a national recognized leader in providing high quality case management and behavioral services. Company professionals have extensive expertise in clinical practice, recruiting professional staff, clinical research, staff training, forensic issues, litigation issues, and developing policies and procedures for agencies servicing individuals with special needs. For more information on Columbus, visit

About Healthedge

HealthEdge Investment Partners, LLC is an operating-oriented private equity firm founded in 2005 that focuses exclusively on the healthcare industry. HealthEdge seeks to achieve superior returns by investing in businesses that benefit from the knowledge, experience, and network of relationships of its partners. HealthEdge’s partners have more than 100 years of combined operating experience in healthcare as CEOs and investors. For more information on HealthEdge, please visit

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