RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--RMS Healthcare Holding LLC d/b/a Med First, an operator of on-demand primary & urgent care clinics in North and South Carolina and a portfolio company of Sverica Capital, announced that Doug Brown, Steve McLaughlin, and Leslie Norwalk have joined as Directors of the Board.
Doug Brown has more than 20 years of experience leading dental support organizations. He is President & CEO of Affordable Care, LLC, a Raleigh-based dental support organization focused exclusively on tooth replacement services with 225 locations in 40 states. Prior to Affordable Care, Doug was CEO of DentalOne Partners which during his tenure grew to 155 practices and $230 million of revenue. Doug holds B.S. and M.B.A. degrees from Duke University and the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.
Steve McLaughlin has an extensive background operating multi-site, outpatient healthcare centers. He is currently CEO of RestorixHealth – a former portfolio company of Sverica Capital – which operates outpatient wound care clinics in partnership with hospitals and long-term care facilities. Prior to RestorixHealth, Steve held senior executive positions at Sleep HealthCenters, HealthDrive and US Healthworks. Steve is a graduate of Iowa State University.
Leslie Norwalk is Strategic Counsel to Epstein Becker Green, where she advises healthcare companies and private equity firms in regulatory matters. Leslie served the Bush Administration as the Acting Administrator for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Prior to her role as Acting Administrator she was the Deputy Administrator, where she was responsible for implementation of the hundreds of changes made under the Medicare Modernization Act. Leslie earned a bachelor’s degree from Wellesley College and a juris doctor degree from the George Mason University School of Law. In addition to Med First, Leslie serves on the board of directors of several healthcare organizations including: NuVasive, Press Ganey, Endologix, and Abode Healthcare.
Paul Feneck, CEO of Med First said, “With the help of Sverica Capital we have assembled an impressive group of independent directors. I welcome Doug, Steve, and Leslie and look forward to leveraging their extensive healthcare operations and regulatory expertise as we continue to expand Med First’s unique model of on-demand primary & urgent care.”
About Med First
Med First operates on-demand primary care clinics in the Southeast. The Company focuses on tier two and rural locations where access to care is a serious public health issue. Med First seeks to provide patients the highest quality of comprehensive healthcare in a convenient and welcoming environment. Med First’s model is a hybrid of family practice and urgent care where patients can receive care by appointment or on an as needed basis. http://www.thinkmedfirst.com