Fairfax, VA (PRWEB) May 15, 2014
The Radiology Business Management Association is pleased to recognize the members and officers of its 2014 Board of Directors. These elected volunteers, announced on May 5 at the 2014 Radiology Summit in Charlotte, will generously donate their expertise and guidance to the association for terms of one to two years.
Members of the Board of Directors will serve in their roles until 2015:
Keith Chew, CMPE succeeds Wendy Lomers as president. He is a senior strategic consultant within the Practice Consulting Solutions Division of McKesson Business Performance Services, specializing in medical practice operations, new venture development and contracting sub-specialties in the realm of radiology and imaging services. Keith previously served on the board as parliamentarian and president-elect.
Wendy Lomers, CPA, MBA will continue her service to the board as immediate past-president. Wendy is the chief financial officer of Acclaim Radiology Management in Longview, Texas. She has served on the RBMA board as president-elect, treasurer and as a regional director, as well as on numerous committees, including the Finance and Membership Committees. She has also served several terms as the president of the Texas RBMA.
Suzanne Taylor, FRBMA will serve as president-elect. A member since 1986, she has been on the board previously and on the Federal Affairs, Payor Relations and Bylaws Committees. Suzanne is a senior vice president of operations (central region) for Management Services Network, LLC.
Kim Longeteig, FRBMA will continue to serve as secretary. She is principal and creative director of Ali`i Marketing & Design, and has more than 18 years of professional marketing, advertising and graphic design experience, with specialty focus in radiology, medical billing, health care IT and health care-related businesses. Kim served previously on the board as a director-at-large and western director.
Jim Hamilton, MHA succeeds Worth Saunders as treasurer. Jim is business manager of Medical Imaging Physicians in Dayton, OH. He is a member of the Medicare Provider Feedback Group and a past president of the Ohio RBMA.
Fred Downs, MS, PhD succeeds Suzanne Taylor as parliamentarian. Fred works for Diagnostic Imaging Specialists in Atlanta, GA. He has worked on the RBMA’s Common Body of Knowledge Task Force and Educational Materials and Products Committee, and has also served as director-at-large.
The RBMA also announced its new regional directors, who will serve in their roles until 2016:
Worth Saunders, MHA, FRBMA will continue to serve as Eastern Director. He is the chief executive officer of Greensboro Radiology, PA. He has previously served on the RBMA board and has chaired the RBMA Payor Relations and Finance Committees.
Fred Downs, in addition to his role on the board, will serve as Southern Director.
Sarah Mountford will serve as a director-at-large. A client service manager for Zotec Partners, Mountford has over fifteen years of experience in healthcare billing, coding and client management. She has spoken extensively on healthcare reform and billing performance at both RBMA and AHRA meetings.
Chad Wiggins, MHSA will also serve in the director-at-large role. Chad is CEO of Radiology Associates of Northern Kentucky and has extensive experience serving on both public and private boards
Jim Hamilton and Suzanne Taylor, in addition to serving on the board, will also serve as directors-at-large.
Brian Barbeito, MBA, MSHA, FACHE, and Tom Dickerson, MA, FACHE, will continue as directors-at-large. Brian is chief executive officer of Mid-South Imaging & Therapeutics, P.A. in Memphis, Tenn. Tom has served as the chief executive officer for Clinical Radiologists, S.C., in Springfield, Ill for over 15 years.
“We’re very happy to welcome our newly elected leadership to these prestigious roles,” said Michael Mabry, executive director of the RBMA. “Their generous contributions of time, expertise and industry perspective will be invaluable to guiding the association into the future.”
The Radiology Business Management Association is a national not-for-profit association providing members with applied business information and intelligence applicable in any radiology setting. The RBMA has approximately 2,300 members involved in various management capacities in private practices, academic radiology groups, imaging centers and hospitals. The RBMA continues to be recognized as the leader for radiology-specific educational programs, products and services, publications and data.