Team with a shared vision
Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Linder was appointed the HealthTronics CEO in 2020. Prior to joining the company, he was part of Surgical Care Affiliates (SCA), where he held several senior operational and business development leadership roles. Prior to SCA, Bill held sales leadership roles at both Harden Healthcare and Apria Healthcare. He earned a Bachelor of Science from Monmouth University and his MBA from DePaul University.
Richard A. Rusk
Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Rusk was appointed Chief Financial Officer of HealthTronics in November 2009. Mr. Rusk joined HealthTronics in August 2000 as Corporate Controller and was named Vice President in June 2002. In June 2006, Mr. Rusk was named Treasurer and in September 2006, he also became the Company’s Secretary. Prior to joining HealthTronics, Mr. Rusk, a CPA, was with KPMG LLP for approximately seventeen years, the last ten as a Senior Audit Manager. Mr. Rusk holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Baylor University.
Clint B. Davis
Senior Vice President and General Counsel
Mr. Davis joined HealthTronics in July 2009 as Senior Vice President and General Counsel. Prior to joining HealthTronics, Mr. Davis served as the Senior Vice President, Legal Affairs and General Counsel of Endocare, Inc., a medical device company headquartered in Irvine, California, which HealthTronics acquired in July 2009. Prior to that, Mr. Davis practiced corporate and securities law with Morrison & Foerster LLP in San Diego, Troy & Gould LLP in Los Angeles and Bingham Dana LLP in Boston. Mr. Davis obtained his Juris Doctor degree from Harvard Law School and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Classics from Rice University.
Gary J. Kozen
Vice President of Operations
Mr. Kozen was appointed Vice President of Operations in 2001. He brings deep domain knowledge to his role, with over 30 years of direct experience in managing mobile medical operations. Mr. Kozen is involved in most aspects of the HealthTronics business ranging from executive management of operations to direct physician relationship management. Mr. Kozen joined HealthTronics in February 1989 as National Transportation Manager. Prior to joining HealthTronics, Mr. Kozen worked for several mobile medical imaging companies managing field operations.
Vice President of Growth and Development
Mr. McIntyre joined HealthTronics is July 2015 as the Vice President of Growth and Development. Prior to joining HealthTronics, Mr. McIntyre was the owner and CEO of Laser Ventures, a mobile solutions provider focused on medical laser technology, which HealthTronics acquired in May 2015. During his tenure at Laser Ventures, the company experienced exponential growth for six consecutive years and established itself as a leader in the Southeast mobile medical market. Prior to growing Laser Ventures, Mr. McIntyre’s career was in the energy industry, where he used his financial expertise in planning, mergers and acquisitions, strategy and management. Mr. McIntyre holds a Bachelors of Business Administration from Emory University and a Masters of Business Administration from Georgia State University.
Debbie J. Scott
Vice President of Partnership Management
Ms. Scott was appointed Vice President of Partnership Management in 2016. Ms. Scott joined HealthTronics in 1997 and has extensive experience building and managing positive relationships with customers through physician partnerships and facility contracts. Previously, Ms. Scott served as an Area Vice President for nine years working as a primary contact for physicians and facilities in HealthTronics’ Urology Services division. Ms. Scott previously worked as a legal assistant for Finch & Pone in Fayetteville, NC, and holds an Associate Degree from Fayetteville Community College.
Vice President of Human Resources
Mr. Martinez was appointed to Vice President of Human Resources in February 2014. Mr. Martinez joined HealthTronics in April 2012 as Senior Director of Human Resources. Mr. Martinez has a diverse background in human resources management, with nearly 20 years of domestic and international HR and consulting experience. Prior to joining HealthTronics, Mr. Martinez served as Director of Human Resources at Advanced Micro Devices, and held various domestic and international human resources positions at Dell. Mr. Martinez also has 12 years of experience at Accenture, consulting on systems implementations and process assignments. Mr. Martinez holds a Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Engineering from Texas A&M University.