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Gene Burleson - Director

Gene has been a First Wave Tech Director since January 2011. He served as Chairman (1989-1997) and CEO and President (1990-1997) of GranCare, Inc., which, under his management, grew from under $10 million in revenue to become one of the nation's largest publicly traded long-term healthcare providers with revenues in excess of $1 billion.

Following the merger of GranCare's pharmacy operations with Vitalink Pharmacy Services, he served as CEO and a Director of Vitalink a provider of pharmacy services to skilled nursing facilities. Both GranCare and Vitalink were NYSE-listed companies. In addition, Mr. Burleson is involved with several private companies including; DTS America, Inc. a provider of integrated documentation services to surgeons and hospitals through multimedia technology; Marina Medical, Inc. a provider of medical billing and accounts receivable management services to hospital based physicians; `He has an extensive and successful track record of consolidation within the healthcare industry.

In 2006, along with other established life science executives, Mr. Burleson joined MediSync, a consolidator of complementary, high-value, niche contract research organizations, site management organizations and related businesses. Mr. Burleson currently serves on the Board of Directors of SunLink Health Systems (AMEX:SSY), a provider of acute healthcare services and Vyteris, Inc. a company engaged in the development of electronically controlled transdermal drug delivery systems.

Previously he served as Chairman and CEO of Pet DRx Corporation a provider of primary and specialty healthcare for companion animals, as Chairman of Mariner Post-Acute Network, Alterra Healthcare Corporation, and as a Director of Deckers Outdoor Corporation and Prospect Medical Holdings (AMEX:PZZ), among others.

 

MANAGEMENT

Brian Bell – CEO and Director

Doug DuFaux –Technical Director

Bradley Fuhrman – MD, Founder & Chief Medical Officer

Kathy Selover – Regulatory

Diane McMahon – Vice President and Legal Counsel

BOARD OF DIRECTORS
The strength of any organization is its people. Our independent Board of Directors is composed of some of the most active and well regarded individuals in healthcare; bringing a span of operational, clinical and financial insight

Joel Kanter – Chairman

Brian Bell – CEO and Director

Alastair Clemow – Director

Gene Burleson – Director

Dr. Eugene Bauer – Director

Dean Hautamaki, M.D. – Director

Wayne Hellman, M.D. – Director

Cary W. Sucoff – Director