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 plus 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 the 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.
IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT
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 Aunt Minnie and Health Imaging websites. She is dedicated to finding innovative solutions to the problems that radiology practices face.
Mark Kalmar, FRBMA
Since 2009, Mark Kalmar has been the administrator for Corvallis Radiology. He is a charter member and officer of the Oregon Chapter of RBMA. Mark serves on RBMA’s Federal Affairs Committee and Chapter Committee, in addition to the ACR’s General, Small, Emergency and/or Rural Practice Network Committee, Teleradiology Work Group. Mark was an executive with Global Medical Imaging operationalizing IDTF’s in Chicago’s North Shore (Lake County, IL). He has consulted with a number of physicians and clinical groups on strategic planning, operational and revenue cycle management. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Engineering Mechanics from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana in 1994. Mark is an active member of the Rotary Club of Greater Corvallis, currently enjoying the title of immediate past president. He is the Corvallis High School boy’s golf coach and enjoys outdoor activities especially with his son, Colton and daughter, Ava.
SECRETARY / PARLIAMENTARIAN
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, and has served on several other RBMA committees.
J. Parke Keith, MSHA, MBA
Parke Keith has 20 collective years of executive health care management experience in both hospital facility and practice management settings. Parke holds an undergraduate degree in public administration from Auburn University and Master of Science in Health Administration and Master of Business Administration degrees from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.Parke joined Radiology of Huntsville, a 48-physician practice, in 2013 as the chief development officer before migrating into operations for the practice.He also serves in an advisory capacity on the board of directors for FINAO Solutions, a radiology workflow solutions company.
Elaine Lewis, MD
Dr. Elaine Lewis is the board’s new ACR director responsible for communication and coordination between the RBMA and ACR. Dr. Lewis joined West Reading Radiology Associates following her fellowship in 1990. She currently serves as chair of the department of radiology at Reading Hospital and is a member of the Council Steering Committee for the American College of Radiology (ACR).
Christopher "Kit" Crancer
Christopher "Kit" Crancer joined Center for Diagnostic Imaging (CDI) in 2014 and currently serves as director of state legislative policy. Kit is a registered lobbyist in a number of state capitols and manages CDI's contract lobbyists and legislative priorities. Prior to joining CDI, he served as chief of staff to multiple Missouri state senators and managed one of the state's largest political action committees.
Thomas Greeson, JD, MBA, FRBMA
Thomas W. Greeson is a partner in the office of Reed Smith LLP
in Northern Virginia. His law practice focuses on the regulatory and
transactional needs of diagnostic radiologists and imagingcenters
nationally. Prior to entering private practice, Tom served as general
counsel to the American College of Radiology. Tom is a Fellow of the
RBMA and a recipient of the RBMA’s Calhoun Award and President's Award.
He is a current Board member; the Board president of Neighborhood
Health, a Federally Qualified Health Center serving patients in
Northern Virginia; a member of NOVABIZPAC, the political action
committee of the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce and a past chair and current member of the Virginia Bar Association's Health Law Section Council. He is also past
president of the Democratic Business Council
of Northern Virginia. He earned an MBA at the Terry School of Business
of the University of Georgia and is an honors graduate of Chicago-Kent
College of Law.
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 holds an expertise in human resources and has participated on the RBMA Membership Committee and was 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 course.
C. Chad Wiggins, MHSA
Stacy Sanso has been with ARA Diagnostic Imaging for over 17 years in outpatient radiology. She has worked in the front lines of patient care with a focus in point of service collections while creating outstanding patient experiences. Stacy brings 13 years of radiology leadership to RBMA. She has been an active RBMA member for the past four years volunteering on multiple committees including the Young Professional Subcommittee since its inception as a Task Force three years ago. Stacy has also served on the RBMA Texas Chapter Board for the past four years, most recently for a two-year term as the chapter president.
Worth Saunders, MHA, FACHE, FRBMA
Worth M. Saunders, MHA, FACHE, FRBMA, serves as chief executive officer of Greensboro Radiology and Canopy Partners. Worth has over 26 years of experience in physician services, technology/BPO services leadership and new business development. He previously served as chief administrative officer for Mid-South Imaging and Therapeutics, PA., a large sub-specialized radiology practice based in Memphis, Tenn. He was the regional vice president of operations central region at Radiologix, Inc. (now part of Radnet), a publicly traded radiology services company based in Dallas, Texas. In addition, Worth is a fellow in the RBMA and ACHE and served multiple terms on the RBMA Board. He has previously served as chair of the RBMA Payor Relations Committee. Worth holds a Master of Healthcare Administration from the Medical College of Virginia and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Russian Studies and International Relations from the University of Virginia.
C. Chad Wiggins, MHSA, is the chief executive officer of Charleston Radiologists, PA. Chad brings twenty-one years of experience in the medical management field to the longeststanding radiology group in the Charleston area. He graduated from Marshall University in West Virginia with a Bachelor of Business Administration in 1993. He graduated from Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio with a Masters in Health Services Administration (MHSA). Prior to his current position, Chad was CEO of Jewett Orthopaedic Clinic located in Winter Park, Florida and CEO of Radiology Associates of Northern Kentucky. He is an active member of numerous local and national healthcare administration related organizations. Chad enjoys golf and football, and resides in Charleston, South Carolina with his wife.