Board of Directors
Mr. Augusta brings more than 20 years of executive experience focused on private equity, growth strategy and operations, corporate development and M&A. Mr. Augusta currently serves as President of SpaGus Ventures LLC and SpaGus Capital Partners, growth funds that invest in life sciences and technology companies. Previously, Mr. Augusta was CEO of OCTANe, an innovation development company, AT Kearney, a leading consulting firm, and Corporate Development/ M&A Officer at Fluor Inc., a Fortune 500 company. He earned a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Rhode Island and a Master of Science and Management from Georgia Tech.
Dr. Hosseinion has been our Company’s Chief Executive Officer and director since July 2008. In 2001, Dr. Hosseinion co-founded ApolloMed Hospitalists. Dr. Hosseinion received a B.S. in Biology with a minor in Biochemistry from the University of San Francisco, M.S. from Georgetown University in Physiology and Biophysics, and a M.D. from Georgetown University School of Medicine. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at USC Medical Center.
Mr. Fawcett joined our Board of Directors in January 2016. Since 2002, Mr. Fawcett has served as Senior Vice President and Treasurer of Fresenius Medical Care North America, a New York Stock Exchange listed company and the world’s leading provider of chronic kidney failure products and services. Prior to his joining Fresenius, Mr. Fawcett was Director in Corporate Finance at BankBoston beginning in 1997. Mr. Fawcett had various positions of increasing responsibility beginning in 1988 with Merrill Lynch in New York and London then at The Bank of New York. Mr. Fawcett graduated with a B.A. in psychology from Wesleyan University and a M.B.A. from Columbia University Business School.
Dr. Lam joined our Board of Directors in January 2016. Since 2006, Dr. Lam has served as Chief Executive Officer of Network Medical Management, Inc. (“NMM”), a management service organization in the healthcare field that provides medical services to patients and healthcare management. Dr. Lam has also served as the Chairman of AMG Physicians Organization Inc. since January 2006. From January 2006 to September 2014, Dr. Lam was the Chairman and CEO of Allied Physicians of California IPA. Since October 2014, he has served as the Chief Administrative and Financial Officer of Allied Pacific of California IPA. Dr. Lam was the recipient of the Corporate Citizens of the Year Award from the Board of Directors of East Los Angeles College Foundation in April 2014. In February 2015, YMCA Board of Directors of West San Gabriel Valley had honored Dr. Lam as the recipient of Heart of the Community Award. Dr. Lam received his medical training from New York Medical College and gastroenterology training from Georgetown University.
Mr. Nihalani is a business consultant and advisor with more than 35 years of senior executive and corporate governance experience. He has served as a board member for numerous public and private companies. He is currently involved with many early-stage ventures in cloud computing, data centers, next-generation storage and 4G backhaul wireless radios. He previously was President and CEO of ClearMesh Network and Nevis Networks, which he co-founded. Prior to Nevis Networks, he co-founded Accelerated Networks and ACT Networks. Mr. Nihalani holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from ITT Bombay, and MSEE and MBA degrees from the Florida Institute of Technology.
Mr. Schreck is a senior healthcare executive with more than 37 years of healthcare experience in both the public and private sector. He previously held numerous senior management positions at Tenet Healthcare Corporation, including Senior Vice President of Operations, Regional Vice President of Operations and CEO of USC University Hospital and USC/Norris Cancer Hospital. Prior to joining Tenet, Mr. Schreck worked for the St. Joseph Health System, serving as CEO of Santa Rosa General Hospital and Senior Vice President of Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital, and for Sutter Health System as CEO of Delta Memorial Hospital. He also served as CEO of the Eden Township District Hospitals. Mr. Schreck is a consultant for Portland-based Legacy Health System, which operates five hospitals, a research facility, a hospice agency, and specialty and primary care clinics. Most recently, he served on the board of Los Angeles Orthopedic Hospital, a member of the UCLA Health System. Mr. Schreck earned his Bachelor's degree at UCLA and holds a Master's and Doctorate from USC, the latter from the Price School of Public Policy.
Mr. Schmidt is a Principal of Schmidt & Associates, a consultancy practice that focuses on strategic planning and implementation in the healthcare industry. He previously served as the CEO and Member of the Board of SCAN Health Plan, the 10th largest Medicare Advantage plan in US with revenues exceeding $1.8 billion and serving more than 130,000 Medicare beneficiaries. Prior to joining SCAN, Mr. Schmidt served as CEO of Medicheck, a firm that provided internet-based financial service management to healthcare organizations. Prior to Medicheck, Mr. Schmidt was Senior Vice President of Sales and Customer Services for Care America/Blue Shield Health Plan and Regional Vice President for FHP Healthcare. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from UCLA and an MBA from the Anderson School of Management at UCLA.