Terry Douglass, 68, is the President and CEO of The Proton Therapy Center, LLC. He is also President of ProVision Healthcare, LLC and ProVision Trust, Inc. and Chairman of the Board of ProVision Foundation. Dr. Douglass served as the Chairman of the Board of CTI Molecular Imaging, Inc. a public company that specialized in the development, production and distribution of products and services for the medical diagnostic imaging market from 1983 to 2005 when it was acquired by Siemens at a market capitalization of $1 billion. He also served as President and CEO of CTI Molecular Imaging from its formation in 1983 until 2003. During this tenure, Dr. Douglass played an integral role in the development and commercialization of PET (positron emission technology) technology and its development globally including PET cyclotron technology which technologies now play a significant role in proton therapy. He was also instrumental in the development of Medicare reimbursement for PET services. Dr. Douglass was employed at EG&G Ortec from 1968 to 1983 where he served as President during the last three years of service.Dr. Douglass and the ProVision entities have been strong supporters of, and partners with, the University of Tennessee (UT) and UT Medical Center’s Biomedical Research Center, and are organizers and supporters of a variety of projects to benefit patients and to develop healthcare technology in the greater East Tennessee region. Dr. Douglass is currently leading the development of the world-class comprehensive cancer care program at Provison Health Alliance at Dowell Springs.
Dr. Douglass has served or is serving on the following boards: ProVision Foundation, LLC, ProVision Healthcare, LLC, East Tennessee Diagnostic Center, LLC, Provision Health Partners, LLC, ProVision Properties, LLC, CTI Molecular Imaging, Inc., Cyclotron Systems Inc., PETNet Pharmaceutical Services, Inc., Computational Systems, Inc., YMCA, Knoxville Chamber of Commerce, Hope Resource Center, Young Life, and the UT Medical Center Biomedical Imaging Foundation. Dr. Douglass graduated with B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of Tennessee.
Joseph Matteo, 48, serves as President of ProNova Solutions, LLC and Vice President of Research and Development for the Proton Therapy Center. Previously he was President and CEO of MicroTypes LLC, a small business venture involved in the research and development, design, rapid prototyping, and commercialization of highly integrated electromechanical and microfluidic instruments and devices. He has more than 20 years of technology experience in private patents and publications.
Previously, Mr. Matteo served as the Chief Technology Officer for Advion BioSciences when the company he founded, NanoTek LLC, was acquired by Advion. NanoTek was founded in October of 2004 to pursue the development of micro and nanoscale technology for rapid production of radiolabeled imaging agents for use in Positron Emission Tomography (PET). In the first 18 months, NanoTek successfully won five Small Business Innovation Research grants, filed multiple patent applications, developed several microfluidic products, secured development relationships with large pharmaceutical companies, medical device manufacturers, and leading research universities, and began marketing and selling commercial units.
Prior to starting NanoTek, Mr. Matteo spent 14 years with CTI Molecular Imaging – now Siemens Molecular Imaging. He served five years as the Cyclotron Systems Division Director. While at CTI, Mr. Matteo grew revenue from $11M to $28M producing 11 MeV cyclotrons and automated chemistry systems, managed a staff of 75 including R&D, manufacturing, production, installation, purchasing, service, and training and led various quality improvement and cost reduction efforts increasing capacity 100%. R&D efforts focused on development of three new automated chemistry instruments and a new cyclotron model which is where he developed his interest in microfabrication and microchemistry. Cyclotron performance was increased by 90% over a three year period. Before CTI, Mr. Matteo led a small business venture, Matteo Automation and Robotics, and found success developing anthropomorphic technology for NASA and other prosthetic applications. He also spent 6 years in the military robotics field at Lockheed Martin and the National Institute of Science and Technology.
Mr. Matteo is a Mechanical Engineer with a Masters Degree in Controls and Dynamics from the University of Maryland and Bachelors Degree from Drexel University.
Mary Lou DuBois, 51, serves as Chief Manager and President of Provision Health Partners, LCC and is the Vice President of Administrative Services of The Proton Therapy Center. Ms. DuBois is also Executive Director of East Tennessee Healthcare Development, LLC and a director of ProVision Imaging, LLC. Ms. DuBois was previously employed by CTI Molecular Imaging, Inc., a public company located in Knoxville, Tennessee for twenty years and served in various roles. Most recently, Ms. DuBois served as Vice President, Customer Solutions, at CTI Molecular Imaging where she was responsible for product development and marketing of internet based customer solutions, web site content, design, service, and support. Also coordination of product releases to sales and marketing teams, along with all trade shows and exhibits for such company was included in her responsibilities. Ms. DuBois also developed and led CTI’s Customer Training Center for PET providers to gain knowledge and entry into the PET market. Ms. DuBois served as Senior Director, Corporation Solutions (Information Technology), at CTI Molecular Imaging where she was responsible for all corporate systems, computers, communications, support and new technology for such company. Ms. DuBois received her bachelor’s degree in business from Tennessee Wesleyan College.
Scott Warwick, 40, is the Vice President of Clinic Operations for The Proton Therapy Center. Mr. Warwick possesses over 14 years of comprehensive cancer program management experience. During his career he has successfully managed the opening of a comprehensive cancer center as well the successful merger of two large health system multi-site comprehensive cancer programs with over $25 million in annual revenues. He has also developed and managed oncology joint ventures and created an oncology leadership program for the fourteen cancer centers within Catholic Health Partners, one of the largest non-profit health systems in the United States serving four states with over 100 organizations and 34 hospitals.
Mr. Warwick not only has a strong managerial background but a clinical one as well as a Certified Medical Dosimetrist, which allows him to understand the nuances and complexities of the highly technical proton and radiation therapy equipment and software. He also has served as an oncology consultant in the finance industry as well as for educational institutions. Mr. Warwick also serves on the board of several non-profit organizations such as the American Cancer Society-MidSouth region. He is also a member of the Society of Radiation Oncology Administrators and the American Association of Medical Dosimetrists. Mr. Warwick has a B.S. in Education from the University of Tennessee, and graduated from the Allied Health program at the Vanderbilt University School of Radiation Therapy.
Chris Brown, 34, is the Chief Financial Officer of The Proton Therapy Center and has served in the same position for Provision Health Partners and East Tennessee Healthcare Development since July 2008. Mr. Brown also serves as CFO for the various start-up entities at Provision Health Alliance including Provision Radiopharmacy, The Wellness Center, Provision Physical Therapy and the Center for BioMedical Research. Mr. Brown was previously employed at SunTrust Bank where he was Vice President providing wealth management advice, financial strategies for executives, business owners, professionals and retirees. He maintained a $2 million plus annual revenue stream consisting of approximately 125 high net-worth clients/families. Other previous experience includes positions held at Crowe Chizek and Arthur Andersen CPA firms. Mr. Brown is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Tennessee. He received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in accounting from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
Anne Sale, 46, currently serves as the Chief Financial Officer of Provision Healthcare, LLC and Provision Foundation, Inc. Ms. Sale was previously employed by CTI Molecular Imaging, Inc., a public company located in Knoxville, Tennessee specializing in the development, production and distribution of products and services for the medical diagnostic imaging market, from August 1992 – December 2004. Ms. Sale served in various positions including Corporate Administration Manager, where she was responsible for all stock transactions, records and reporting and responsible for corporate records. Ms. Sale also served as Corporate Tax Manager, where she was responsible for tax planning and preparation of all corporate income tax returns and filings. Ms. Sale worked at Coopers and Lybrand from July 1987 through July 1992.Ms. Sale is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Tennessee. She received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in accounting from The University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
Michael Bozeman, 38, is the Vice President of Business Development and Marketing for Provision Health Partners and also serves as Executive Director of ProVision Radiopharmacy. Mr. Bozeman is responsible for developing the PR and Marketing efforts for The Proton Therapy Center. He also directs sales and marketing for various start-up entities of the Provision Health Alliance including The Wellness Center, Provision Physical Therapy, East Tennessee Diagnostic Center, Net3IT and the Center for Biomedical Research.
Prior to his current role, Mr. Bozeman spent eight years with CTI Molecular Imaging (now Siemens Molecular Imaging). While at CTI, he was responsible for all sales and marketing of Positron Emission Tomography/Computed Tomography (PET/CT) in the Southeast. During that time he was consistently ranked #1 or #2 in the company and achieved the APEX Pinnacle Award, the highest company ranking across all Siemens divisions for consistently exceeding sales and professional objectives. He also improved market share by 45%, while competing against the major industry players, GE Medical Systems and Philips. As Market Development Manager with CTI, Mr. Bozeman was responsible for growing procedural volume and development marketing plans for individual diagnostic facilities. During this time Mr. Bozeman was awarded President’s Club for achieving #1 ranking in the company for regional sales and procedural volume growth.
Mr. Bozeman earned his Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, TN, and earned his Master’s in Business Administration from Lincoln Memorial University in Harrogate, TN. Mr. Bozeman is a member of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and is a Certified Orthotic Fitter.
Jeff Scott, 47, serves as Chief Information Officer of Provision Health Partners, LLC. Mr. Scott was previously employed by Mortgage Investors Group, Tennessee’s largest privately held mortgage banker, as their Chief Information Officer where he was responsible for all areas of Information Technology for offices throughout the United States. He has held a variety of other leadership roles throughout his career. From Director of Consulting Services for a software development and technology consulting firm where he was engaged in business development, consulting, and directing large international software development projects to Manager of Network Management and Manager of Global Networks managing data and telecommunications communications networks and staff throughout North America as well as teams supporting help desk and server/network infrastructure. He also served as Project Engineer/Electrical engineer managing mechanical and electrical engineering development projects. He has been awarded two patents for cross-flow condenser designs and been recognized by Imaging World Magazine as Imaging Innovator of the year. Mr. Scott received his bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from West Virginia University.
Susan Stinnett, 38, is the Technical Director of Clinical Operations for The Proton Therapy Center. Ms. Stinnett previously served as Clinical Leader for five Radiation Oncology centers for a large metropolitan health system. During this period, she successfully managed the clinical merger of multiple radiation oncology departments while coordinating and managing a large radiation oncology EMR system installation, upgrade and training for all required staff. Ms. Stinnett responsibilities included managing center productivity, revenue cycle management, scheduling, staffing, and quality and performance improvement processes. She has been a certified radiation therapist for 15 years.
Ms. Stinnett graduated from the Allied Health Program of Chattanooga State Community College, certified in Radiation Therapy. She received her B.S. in Organizational Management from Tusculum College. Ms. Stinnett is trained in LEAN/Six Sigma processes. Ms. Stinnett is a member of the Society of Radiation Oncology Administrators, the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists, and the American Society of Radiological Technologists.