|Dirk Allison||President & CEO|
|Brian Poff||EVP & CFO|
|Mitra Ramgopal||Sidoti & Company|
Good morning, and welcome to the Addus HomeCare Corporation First Quarter 2018 Earnings Conference Call. Today's call is being recorded. To the extent any non-GAAP financial measure is discussed in today's call, you will also find a reconciliation of that measure to the most directly comparable financial measure calculated according to GAAP by going to the company's website and reviewing yesterday's news release. This conference call may also contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including statements, among others, regarding Addus' expected quarterly and annual financial performance for 2018 or beyond.
For this purpose, any statements made during this call that are not statements of historical fact may be deemed to be forward-looking statement.