Mark Anderson, bsc, cphims, fhimss
Mr. Anderson, is one of the nation's premier IT research futurists dedicated to health care. His experience includes 15+ years as a Hospital CIO and over 20 years working with physician offices, 17 years with multi-facility Health Care organizations, 15 years Administrative Executive Team experience, 6 years as a member of the Corporate Executive Team, and 9 years in healthcare turnaround consulting. He is one of the leading national speakers on healthcare and physician practices and has spoken at more than 850 conferences and meetings since 2000. He has spent the last 37+ years focusing on Healthcare technology, strategic and policy. Mr. Anderson provides the Optium Advisory Board with important insights and contacts throughout the medical industry.
BRIGADIER GENERAL (RET.) MARK G. BEESLEY
Brig. Gen. Mark G. Beesley is the former Deputy Director for Operations, Operations Team One, National Military Command Center, the Joint Staff, Washington, D.C. He performed initial analysis of developing military and political situations for the Operations Directorate of the Joint Staff, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the Secretary of Defense, and the President of the United States. General Beesley also performed nuclear watch in conjunction with the North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Strategic Command, and served in an advisory role to the President on available courses of action and facilitated the transmittal of the President's nuclear decisions. General Beesley brings considerable experience to Optium Cyber Systems from the defense industry as well as industry connections in cyber security and finance.
Cory T. Jammal, md
Dr. Jammal graduated from The University of Texas School of Medicine at San Antonio and completed his residency at Austin Medical Education Program. He graduated with honors from University Of Texas Medical School At San Antonio in 1983. Having more than 35 years of diverse experiences, especially in Pathology, Dr. Jammal brings a vast experience to our Advisory Board, from a clinical perspective.
Susan Lehrer, Ph.D
Dr. Lehrer is a Certified Mediator (University of Houston) and holds a Bachelors of Arts (with Honors) from Marquette University, a Masters of Social Work from State University of New York and a Ph.D. in Health Policy, Planning and Administration from Brandeis University. She has worked in several high profile positions in business development including Vice President of Strategic Development for Capital One Bank and as Senior Partner for the Newport Board Group. Dr. Lehrer provides Optium with ongoing strategic consulting guidance in order to grow our operations in an optimal manner.
Michael J. Russell
Michael Russell has a career in oil and gas that has spanned 41 years. His primary focus has been on building startup companies. His unique expertise in manufacturing of down hole, surface, and subsea applications with a very strong background in materials and specialty steels (CRA’s) designed for use in severe oil and gas environments, has drawn the continuing respect from leaders in the petroleum industry. For this reason, successful exploration and production companies around the world continue to seek his advice.
Mr. Russell is the Director of Business Development for Lone Star Energy Fabrication and the President/Owner of RMS Industries, Houston TX. Recently he was unanimously elected as Chairman of the American Petroleum Institute's (API) Houston Chapter for his 5th Straight Term. He has been added to our advisory board as the principle source of guidance as Optium continues to develop prospects in the petroleum industry.