James E. Hamilton, MBA, FRBMA, CMM
Jim Hamilton is the administrator and business manager for Medical Imaging Physicians, Inc., an 18 radiologist practice in Dayton, OH. In his over 32 years in radiology, Jim has managed hospital-based practices and imaging centers and was the CEO of his own billing company. Jim has served on the RBMA Board of Directors previously, including as President, as well as on numerous RBMA committees. In addition, he is an active member of the Professional Association of Health Care Office Managers and Chairman of The Breast Cancer Foundation.
Wendy Lomers, CPA, MBA, FRBMA
A Past President of RBMA and the RBMA Texas Chapter, Wendy Lomers has over 30 years of experience working with medical and radiology practices as a CPA, CFO, and executive manager. A certified public accountant, Wendy also holds a Master’s degree in management. She joined Acclaim Radiology Management in February of 2010. Prior to that, she was the Administrative Director for Radiology Associates of San Antonio, where she was responsible for strategic planning and management of a multi-hospital based practice, nine wholly owned imaging centers, a Texas based teleradiology practice, as well as a not-for profit breast imaging foundation. Wendy also served as Chief Financial Officer for South Texas Radiology, responsible for all financial aspects of the practice. In June 2015 Wendy was honored to become a Fellow of the RBMA, (FRBMA).
Robert T. Still, FRBMA
Named RBMA Executive Director in 2017, Bob joined RBMA after 25 years as an RBMA member, a Past President, chairperson of the Federal Affairs Committee, a member of the Board of Directors and a recipient of the RBMA Calhoun Award. Bob was named an RBMA Fellow in 2014. Prior to RBMA he was practice manager for Lancaster Radiology Associates, a 32 physician diagnostic and therapeutic radiology practice in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Most recently, Bob served as the Chief Clerk of Lancaster County Pennsylvania and CEO of Brain Orthopedic Spine Specialists. Bob’s professional experience includes 15 years in non- profit and association management, where he served as executive director of Associated Builders and Contractors of Delaware. In 1986 he was elected to the Delaware State Senate. He is a graduate of Indiana University (BS, Education, 1976) and Penn State University (Master in Management in Health Care Administration, 1998). He has also completed post graduate study in negotiation at the Harvard Law School. In his spare time Bob enjoys spending time with his wife, Barbara, at their home on Lake Wynonah and visiting their four children.
Sarah Mountford, RCC, CPC, FRBMA
Sarah is the client services manager for Zotec Partners. She has over 15 years in radiology billing and practice management. She has spoken extensively on health care reform and billing performance improvement at RBMA and AHRA meetings. Her health care reform session from the 2012 AHRA annual meeting was featured on the the Aunt Minnie and Health Imaging websites. She is dedicated to finding innovative solutions to the problems that radiology practices face.
Christie James, MS, FRBMA
Christie has worked with Massachusetts General Hospital and Partners Healthcare in Boston, MA for over 15 years as the Sr. Manager of the radiology professional revenue cycle. Christie brings over 27 years of radiology practice and revenue cycle management leadership experience, which includes working for academic and private radiology practices. Her experience can assist in providing the board the leadership and knowledge in meeting the goals of RBMA’s strategic plan and managing the current issues challenging our industry today and is looking to providing the membership with the tools to manage and prepare their practices and billing services successfully when confronting these challenges. Christie has held many positions within the RBMA which include past-president of RBMA New England Chapter, past-chair of the RBMA Programs Committee and past chair of the Payor Relations Committee.
Linda Wilgus, CPA, CMPE
Linda is the executive director/CFO of Northwest Radiology Network. An honors graduate of Indiana University, with High Distinction in the School of Business and an MBA from Indiana Wesleyan University, Linda joined Northwest in 1996 as CFO, then promoted to Executive Director. Linda has been instrumental in the company’s growth and development. Northwest Radiology is as a private practice radiology group headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana with 50+ physicians serving 18 Indiana hospitals, several outpatient imaging centers, as well as over 30 regional interpretation affiliations. Northwest Radiology is a founding member of Strategic Radiology. Linda currently services as the chair of the RBMA Federal Affairs committee and has held other board positions with: Executive Women in Healthcare, Indiana Medical Group Managers Association, Indiana Radiology Business Managers Association and the Cancer Support Community. Linda previously volunteered with Gennesaret Free Clinics and the American Cancer Society Cancer Prevention Study. Linda is a 2013 graduate of the Richard G. Lugar Leadership Program.
Shannon WIlson, FRBMA
Shannon has 18 collective years of management experience while dedicating the past 11 years to radiology marketing and most recently, practice management. Her specialty is in physician and hospital relations and business development; however, over the past year she has been tasked to evaluate and supervise the physician credentialing, scheduling, prior authorization, and marketing teams and has taken an active role in physician recruitment and on boarding. She has been an active member and volunteer of RBMA for the past eight years, recently serving as co-chair of the RBMA Programs Committee. Shannon was appointed as the RBMA California State Chapter president elect, and has served on several other RBMA committees.
Carol Hamilton, MBA, SPHR, FACMPE, FRBMA
Carol Hamilton, MBA, FRBMA, FACMPE, SHRM-SCP has been in radiology management for a small imaging center and then a large hospital-based practice. She hold an expertise in human resources and has participated on the Membership Committee and is current chair of the Educational Materials and Products Committee. She was largely responsible for the launch of RBMA U and is a faculty member for Radiology Business 101.