David C. Westgate is Chairman, President and CEO of Carestream Health.
Mr. Westgate most recently was the chief executive officer at Jason Industries, Inc., a post he held since joining the company in 2004 through November of 2015. Throughout his tenure at Jason, Mr. Westgate worked to diversify the organization’s portfolio while emphasizing a culture of growth and innovation at all levels. In fact, under his leadership Jason experienced a tremendous increase in revenue and EBITDA. This growth had been accomplished through acquisitions, geographic diversification, operational improvements and a focus on the development of breakthrough innovations.
Key to Jason’s success is the implementation of the Jason Business System (JBS), a core set of principles and processes developed by Mr. Westgate that fosters best-in-class collaboration among Jason’s diverse business units. Through JBS, Jason has dramatically improved its voice of the customer efforts, advanced its talent development processes and significantly reduced working capital.
Prior to joining Jason, Mr. Westgate served as president and chief executive officer at Rieter Automotive Systems/Autoneum, a leading global supplier of systems solutions for the automotive industry, as well as president and chief executive officer at Solvay Automotive, Inc./Inergy Automotive Systems LLC, a leading global supplier of fuel and air management systems for the automotive industry. At both organizations, Mr. Westgate exhibited his talent for transforming underperforming businesses into powerhouses of efficiency and growth. Both Rieter and Solvay became highly rated suppliers under his leadership, while achieving record growth.
Mr. Westgate has substantial expertise managing the economic, cultural, and governance issues associated with large global corporations. He sits on the board of directors of Charter Manufacturing and Encore Repair Services and is a former Board member of the Milwaukee School of Engineering and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee. He holds an MBA from the University of Notre Dame.
Robert V. Baumgartner is Executive Chairman of Center for Diagnostic Imaging, Inc. (CDI), a Minneapolis-based network of freestanding medical imaging centers nationwide that offers a full range of diagnostic imaging, diagnostic and therapeutic injections and interventional radiology services. Mr. Baumgartner also served as CDI’s Chief Executive Officer and Director from 2001 until May of 2011.
Prior to joining CDI in 2001, Mr. Baumgartner served in a range of executive positions, including CEO and Director of American Coating International; President and CEO of First Solar; and President of Apogee Auto Glass Group.
Mr. Baumgartner serves on the Board of Directors of Techne, Inc., a developer and manufacturer of biotechnology products. Mr. Baumgartner also serves on the Board of Directors of Association for Quality Imaging (AQI), a national organization which advocates for standards to assure appropriate utilization in medical imaging. He served as Chairman of the AQI Board of Directors from 2007-2008.
Mr. Baumgartner holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Notre Dame and is a Certified Public Accountant.
Joseph Dooley’s credentials include senior-leadership positions at Duracell, The Gillette Company, and their parent, The Procter & Gamble Company.
Mr. Dooley, who retired in 2007 to become a private investor, held progressively more responsible positions in both Duracell and Gillette after earning a B.S. degree from Husson College in 1975. Most recently, Mr. Dooley served as President of Duracell and as Chairman of China-based Nanfu Battery Company, which Duracell acquired in 2003. Duracell is the world's leading producer of high-performance alkaline batteries.
In a previous role, Mr. Dooley served as President of Duracell Canada, during the time of Gillette’s acquisition of Duracell in 1997. He later became President of Gillette North America, where he worked on a range of iconic brands for this renowned manufacturer and marketer of consumer grooming and oral care products.
Mr. Dooley has served on the boards of the Retail Industry Leaders Association and the Students in Free Enterprise. He also has served as an associate board member of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores’ Leadership Council and as a member of the Industry Affairs Council of the Grocery Manufacturers Association.
William A. Sanger is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Emergency Medical Services Corporation, a leading provider of emergency medical services in the U.S. The company operates two growing business segments: American Medical Response, Inc. (AMR), the company’s healthcare transportation services segment; and EmCare Holdings, Inc. (EmCare), a facility-based physician services segment.
Prior to his current position as CEO, Mr. Sanger was appointed President of EmCare in 2001. He is also a co-founder of BIDON Companies where he has been a Managing Partner since 1999.
Mr. Sanger previously served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Inc. Prior to that role, he was co-founder and Executive Vice President of PhyMatrix Corp., then a publicly-traded diversified health services company. In addition, Mr. Sanger was President and CEO of various other healthcare entities, including JFK Health Care System.
Mr. Sanger has an M.B.A. in Finance from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
Michael L. Smith served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Anthem, Inc., and its subsidiaries, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, from April 1999 until his retirement in January 2005. Anthem is one of the largest health benefits companies in the United States.
From April 1996 to March 1998, he served as Chief Operating Officer and CFO of American Health Network, a former Anthem subsidiary that provided physician practice management services to 270 primary care practices in Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio.
Prior to joining Anthem, Mr. Smith was Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of transportation company, Mayflower Group, Inc. He began his business career in the Indianapolis office of Arthur Andersen & Co. after graduating from DePauw University in 1970.
Mr. Smith currently serves on the Boards of Directors for several businesses, including Emergency Medical Services Corporation, Inc., the nation’s largest emergency medical services provider; Kite Realty Group Trust, a real estate investment trust, or REIT; Vectren Corporation, a progressive energy-holding company; and HH Gregg Appliances, Inc., one of the nation’s leading retailers of home appliances and consumer electronics. He also serves on the Boards of Finishmaster, Inc., and its parent, Ldi Ltd., and Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P.
Additionally, Mr. Smith serves on the Board of the Central Indiana Community Foundation and is a member of the Board of Trustees of DePauw University, the Indiana Commission for Higher Education and Lumina Foundation for Education.
Mr. Smith is a founding member of Cardinal Equity Partners, a mid-market private equity investment fund headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Dr. Siegel is Professor and Vice Chair Research Informatics at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Diagnostic Radiology, as well as Chief of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine for the Veterans Affairs Maryland Healthcare System, both in Baltimore, MD. Dr. Siegel is also responsible for the NCI's National Cancer Image Archive and is Workspace Lead of the National Cancer Institute's caBIG In Vivo Imaging Workspace.
Under his guidance, the VA Maryland Healthcare System became the first filmless healthcare enterprise in the United States. He has written over 200 articles and book chapters about PACS (Picture Archiving and Communication Systems) and digital imaging, and has edited six books on the topic, including Filmless Radiology and Security Issues in the Digital Medical Enterprise. He has made more than 1,000 presentations throughout the world on a broad range of topics involving the use of computers in medicine. He has been named as Researcher of the Year, received multiple awards for innovation, including the Smithsonian award, and was selected as runner up Educator of the Year for Diagnostic Radiology. The readers and editorial board of Medical Imaging have selected Dr. Siegel as one of the top ten radiologists for the past two years. He was symposium chairman for the Society of Photo-optical and Industrial Engineers (SPIE) Medical Imaging Meeting for three years, is currently chair of Publications for the Society of Computer Applications in Radiology (SIIM) and has been honored as a fellow in that organization. He is chairman of the RSNA's Medical Imaging Resource Committee. His areas of interest and responsibility at both the local and national levels include digital imaging and PACS, telemedicine, the electronic medical record, and informatics.
Dr. Siegel holds an M.D. from the University of Maryland.