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BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Howard G. Berger, M.D.

Howard G. Berger, M.D., Chairman, co-founded RadNet in 1980 and serves as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Primedex Health Systems, Inc., RadNet’s parent. Dr. Berger has more than 25 years of experience in the development and management of successful healthcare businesses. He began his career in medicine at the University of Illinois Medical School, following college graduation from Western Reserve University in Cleveland. He is Board Certified in Nuclear Medicine and trained in an Internal Medicine residency as well as in a masters program in medical physics in the University of California system. Dr. Berger’s extensive expertise in radiology and business operations, knowledge of the marketplace, and personal relationships within the industry give RadNet the leadership, insight, and experience necessary to successfully compete in a dynamic marketplace.

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Larry Levitt

Lawrence L. Levitt has been the President, Chief Financial Officer and a shareholder of Canyon Management Company, a financial services firm which is General Partner of Genesis Investors, a “fund of fund” hedge fund investing primarily in marketable securities, since its inception in 1987. Since 1981, he also has been Managing Partner of Round Two Investment Partners, a privately held investment partnership engaged primarily in securities-related activities. Mr. Levitt is a director of River Downs Management Corporation, which operates a thoroughbred race track in Ohio. From 1973 until 1981, Mr. Levitt was Executive Vice-President of a closely held international crude oil reseller. Prior to 1973, Mr. Levitt was a Certified Public Accountant and tax manager with Arthur Young and Company, Los Angeles, California.

Laura Jacobs

Until June of 2020, Ms. Jacobs was managing principal at GE Healthcare Partners, where she has worked since 1990. Prior to her current role, Ms. Jacobs led the firm’s healthcare management consulting business from 2015 to 2019. She is a national expert on healthcare trends and their impact on providers, and she has been involved in healthcare management for the past 40 years, including the past 30 years with GE Healthcare Partners, advising healthcare providers regarding strategies, operations, and financial performance improvement initiatives. Ms. Jacobs has advised physician organizations, complex health systems, and other healthcare entities on strategies for growth, technology adoption, and financial performance improvement. Ms. Jacobs has led strategic, financial, and operational redesign of health systems, including transforming the framework for decision-making and care delivery. Ms. Jacobs has led the organizational and compensation redesign for provider organizations to achieve greater integration and aligned incentives. She is a frequent speaker regarding current trends in healthcare, payer strategies, risk-based payment models, consumer expectations, clinical integration, governance, and performance optimization.

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David Swartz

David Swartz has 35 years of experience providing accounting and advisory services to clients in several industries, including manufacturing, wholesale, retail, entertainment, real estate, and professional services. Since 1993, Mr. Swartz has been the managing partner of Good Swartz Brown & Berns. Prior to this, Mr. Swartz served as managing partner and was on the national Board of Directors of a 50-office international accounting firm. Mr. Swartz is also a former CFO of a publicly-held shopping center development company. Mr. Swartz has been a guest lecturer at several Southern California universities and is a frequent presenter to area trade and professional organizations. He has served on the advisory boards of several companies. Mr. Swartz is the President of the California Board of Accountancy. Active in the community, Mr. Swartz is past president of the Jewish Big Brothers of Los Angeles and serves on the boards of several other charitable foundations.

Ruth Wilson | RadNet Senior Vice President of Human Resources
Ruth Wilson

Ruth Wilson joined RadNet in 1994. As Senior Vice President of Human Resources, she is responsible for the development and management of all employment related policy and benefits programs. Ruth earned her B.A. in Psychology from the University of California at Santa Barbara and is an active member in human resources societies, PIHRA, and SHRM.

Christine N. Gordon

Christine N. Gordon currently serves as the Senior Vice-President of Operations for RadNet’s Northern California Operations. Ms. Gordon began her career in radiology in 1984 as a multi-modality Technologist, then quickly transitioned into a role in Practice Management for an Orange County, California, based radiology group specializing in hospital-based and outpatient imaging. Ms. Gordon joined RadNet in 1994, bringing her diverse skill set and expertise to multi-site, multi-modality operations and personnel management, physician and site credentialing, reimbursement operations, payer contracting, acquisitions, and project and assets management. The Nominating and Governance Committee has recommended, and our Board of Directors confirmed, Ms. Gordon as a nominee because of her extensive operational experience, with more than 37 years of broad-based experience in the field of medical imaging.

Gregory E.Spurlock

Gregory E. Spurlock is currently a Senior Advisor to LLR Partners, a Philadelphia-based private equity fund with a focus on health care, and to Global Medical Response, a KKR company with over 38,000 employees that provides emergency response to the ill and injured. He retired in 2019 as President of Alliance Healthcare Services, where he directed operations for their professional, technical, and global hospital-based services, encompassing 40 centers across 19 states.

Mr. Spurlock helped lead U.S. Radiosurgery, LLC, through its acquisition by Alliance HealthCare Services in 2011. As a member of the senior executive team, he led Alliance Healthcare’s transition from publicly traded to international privately-owned in 2017. Previous leadership includes work as the Executive Director of the Tennessee Orthopaedic Alliance in Nashville and Executive Director of the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopedic Clinic in Los Angeles. Mr. Spurlock has served on a number of boards, including the CyberKnife Coalition, the Corporate Advisory Council of the American Society for Radiation Oncology, and the Board of Directors of the American Association of Orthopaedic Executives. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Virginia Tech.