DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Eyecare Services Partners (ESP), the national leader in integrated eye care services, announced the appointment of Dakon H. Montgomery as Chief Operating Officer, effective today.
Mr. Montgomery comes to ESP with 12 years of leadership experience in outpatient healthcare services. Most recently he was a Senior Vice President in the Ambulatory Surgery Division (ASC) of HCA Healthcare in Dallas, where he was responsible for four divisions encompassing seven markets and 37 ambulatory surgery centers. Prior to that he was Vice President, Corporate Development – Ambulatory Surgery Division for HCA responsible for ASC acquisitions and facility development in the western half of the U.S. This followed four years as Vice President of Operations – Far West Division for HCA. Before joining HCA he was Regional Vice President of Amsurg. He has a strong background in finance and financial analysis, having held prior leadership roles as Director of Finance and Senior Financial Analyst.
“Dakon is a proven operations leader with extensive experience in multi-specialty ambulatory surgery,” said Daniel D. Crowley, Executive Chairman of ESP. “He has a track record of working collaboratively with providers and maintaining a strong focus on communication, team development, systematic processes, and key performance indicators.”
“ESP is an exciting company breaking new ground as an integrator and consolidator of eye care services,” Mr. Montgomery said. “It is an exciting time to be here, and I am delighted to be part of the team building this organization.”
“We welcome Dakon to the ESP team,” said George Neal, Chief Executive Officer. “His dynamic, energetic, data-driven approach to Operational leadership will contribute to our continued growth and success.”
Mr. Montgomery received a Bachelor of Business Administration – Finance from University of Oklahoma, Price College of Business.
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ESP is creating the nation’s leading integrated eye care services company, in both quality and scale, by consolidating ophthalmologic and optometric practices and ambulatory surgery centers that are strong in their local markets and differentiated by their clinical quality. We provide a patient centric model that delivers outstanding care and quality outcomes through our providers and staff with a comprehensive array of best-in-class technology, processes, and managerial infrastructure.
To learn more about ESP or inquire about employment opportunities, visit http://www.espmgmt.com/ or call 844-377-6468.