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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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Marvin Cadwell

Mr. Cadwell has more than 35 years of experience in operations and general management in healthcare-related organizations. He served as the president and CEO of Shared Medical Systems Corporation (SMS), a leading provider of health information solutions. During his tenure with SMS, Mr. Cadwell grew the company’s revenues from $650 million to $1.2 billion and was instrumental in driving its acquisition by Siemens. Prior to becoming SMS President and CEO, Mr. Cadwell was the managing director of SMS Europe and held managerial roles in the administrative, financial and information disciplines of various health organizations. Prior to joining SMS in 1975, Mr. Cadwell spent over a decade in management positions with the Daughters of Charity Health System.

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John Crues

John Crues, III, M.D. is a world-renowned radiologist. Dr. Crues plays a significant role as a musculoskeletal specialist for many of RadNet’s patients as well as a resource for physicians providing services at our facilities. Dr. Crues received his M.D. at Harvard University, completed his internship at the University of Southern California in Internal Medicine and completed a residency at Cedars-Sinai in Internal Medicine and Radiology. Dr. Crues has authored numerous publications while continuing to actively participate in radiological societies such as the Radiological Society of North America, American College of Radiology, California Radiological Society, International Society for Magnetic Resonance Medicine and the International Skeletal Society. Dr. Crues also manages RadNet’s radiology fellowship program.

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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.