Mr. Haydock has been involved in small business financial consulting for 35 years, and he has structured many mergers, acquisitions and debt and equity financings. He joined United Capital Securities in 1978 and was promoted to Vice President and then to President. In 1984, Mr. Haydock formed Investors Partnerships Inc., and IPI Securities. Both companies were general partner-financial structuring firms for real estate and small business. Their projects consisted of apartments, office buildings, medical clinics, two pharmaceutical companies, a software company, a telecommunications company, three Internet provider service companies, a publishing company involved with Olympic books, an entertainment company producing family movies and video games, a friction measuring project, and a nuclear pharmaceutical manufacturer. Mr. Haydock was appointed by the Governor of the State of Alabama as a commissioner for a three year term to the Alabama State Health Coordinating Council, and he serves on the Presidential Advisory Council for Marion Military Institute. He has also served on the Board of Directors of an Alabama State Bank.
Dr. Keppel has 23 years in nuclear physics with an emphasis in accelerators, medical applications, and radiation oncology. She led the development of the Hampton University Proton Therapy Institute (HUPTI) from idea through first year+ of patient treatments. She assisted the University President in securing funding and business planning. While serving as director, she was responsible for vendor and technology choices and implementation, oversaw development and construction of center, hired and supervised clinical, technical and some administrative staff. She has assisted six other US-based proton therapy centers to provide services in various capacities, including business planning, vendor negotiations, center design and clinic flow modeling, technology and acceptance specifications, shielding and radiation safety, beam commissioning, and staff development. She has worked with four technology companies to develop proton radiotherapy solutions. She has extensive leadership experience in the national laboratory and academic arenas prior to working in the Proton Therapy field, where she for instance founded a technology development center with an 80% licensing rate of IP to private industry.
Buzz is a shareholder of Pearce, Bevill, Leesburg, Moore, P.C. He is a native of Jasper, Alabama and a 1979 graduate of the University of Alabama. He has over thirty years of experience in public accounting. Buzz joined the firm in 1983. He coordinates our Health Care Consulting Practice working with numerous medical practices and physicians as a consultant including tax planning and practice assessment services. Buzz also concentrates on individual and business tax matters including merger and acquisition consulting.
Dr. Levitt is founder, President and CEO of Radiotherapy Associates of Forsyth, GA and former director of Northside Hospital Radiation Department Cancer Center in Atlanta, Georgia. He has served on multiple national committees and lectured on the development of technology in the use, safety and delivery of radiation therapy. Dr. Levitt has been Director of both freestanding and hospital-based cancer centers in Colorado, Florida, and Georgia. He is passionate about proton therapy and its benefits to patients.