Director, Executive Chairman, CEO
Mr. Farlinger currently serves as Assure Neuromonitoring’s Executive Chairman and CEO. He joined the Corporation as an Independent Board Member in 2017. Mr. Farlinger is a veteran venture and private equity backed executive and entrepreneur and brings more than 20 years of experience in telecom, operations, technology and finance. He has held the position of Chairman and CEO of Urban Communications Inc. from 2014 until 2018. His past positions include Senior Vice-President of Teliphone Navigata-Westel from 2013 to 2014, CEO of Titan Communications/Galaxy Multimedia Inc. from 2009 to 2013 and before that was the CEO and President of Silicon Valley based Adzilla Inc. from 2004 until 2009.
Mr. Farlinger is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA) and graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce (Hons) from Queen's University.
Mr. Parsons has held the position of Chief Executive Officer, Chairman and Director of the Corporation since May, 2017 and has over 1O years of experience in the medical device industry. Mr. Parsons has held the position of President of Assure Neuromonitoring since August, 2015 and the position of CEO of Assure Holdings from November, 2016 until he resigned from his position as CEO in May, 2018 in order to focus on the operational side of the business. Mr. Parsons devotes 100% of his time on his operational role and as a director of Assure. Mr. Parsons has also held the position of Founder and CEO of QB Medical Inc. since September, 2009. He has cultivated relationships with doctors and other distributors, both locally and nationally. Prior to being in the medical field, Mr. Parsons played six seasons as a quarterback in the National Football League.
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Carman has more than 20 years of CFO experience, including over 15 years of healthcare industry expertise for both public and private organizations. Most recently he served as CFO for Vivos Therapeutics and prior to that was CFO at Air Methods Corp. (formerly Nasdaq: AIRM) for over 13 years. While at Air Methods, the largest air medical and air tourism operator in the United States, Mr. Carman was instrumental in driving the company's rapid growth through multiple M&A transactions and prudent financial management. Under his financial guidance, Air Methods completed five major acquisitions totaling approximately $565 million and secured $2.5 billion in financing. During his tenure, Mr. Carman was pivotal in growing Air Method's enterprise value from approximately $100 million to over $2 billion.
Mr. Carman began his professional career at KPMG in 1984. He holds a Master of Business Administration, with an emphasis in finance, from Indiana University.
Executive Vice President of Operations
Between 2011 and early 2018, Mr. Rasmussen served as senior vice president and territory director for UMB Financial Corporation ("UMB"), a multi-bank holding company offering complete banking and related financial services to commercial, institutional and personal customers nationwide. Mr. Rasmussen led UMB's financial centers and small business lending channels for its western territory, overseeing 30 financial center managers and over 300 associates with full profit and loss responsibility for the division. Given his financial experience, Mr. Rasmussen will also support Assure's financial planning and analysis.
Mr. Rasmussen earned his Executive Master of Business Administration and Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Iowa.
Vice President of Revenue
With an emphasis on selling and negotiating clinical and economic solutions with C-suite executives, Bennett was a consistently top performer that drove results at Johnson & Johnson, MD DataDirect and Boston Scientific. Before joining Assure, Bennett spent 20 years with Johnson & Johnson where he held a number of sales, marketing, training and division management roles within the company’s Neurovascular and Cardiology groups. In addition, Bennett served as the director of sales for MD DataDirect and started his career with Boston Scientific serving various roles in the company’s sales and physician training departments.
Bennett earned a Bachelor of Science from the University of Kansas.
Vice President of Revenue Cycle Management
With an emphasis on process improvement, analytics and RCM turnarounds, Blosser has previously served as a financial leader at multiple healthcare organizations for both publicly traded and private equity portfolio companies. Before joining Assure, Blosser served as Vice President, Revenue Cycle Management with Option Care Health, where he was responsible for RCM functions at BioScrip Pharmacy, overseeing $780M in annual revenue and managing more than 400 team members while driving substantial improvements in collections, bad debt and billing processes.
Blosser earned a Master of Business Administration and Bachelor of Arts from the University of Colorado Denver.
Vice President of Managed Care
Mr. Webster has two decades of managerial and strategic leadership experience in the healthcare industry. Most recently he served as vice president of policy and health economics for Air Methods Corp. (formerly Nasdaq: AIRM), one of the largest air medical service companies in the world. While there, he was responsible for engaging with legislators, regulators and payers to articulate the economics of providing emergency air medical transportation. He also served in a variety of management positions that included responsibilities such as negotiating in-network contracts with health insurance companies, cost trend analysis and the analytics around out-of-network billing as well as integrating acquisitions. Before Air Methods, Mr. Webster served in accounting roles at Arthur Andersen, LLP and Compliance Systems, Inc.
Mr. Webster holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Metropolitan State University of Denver and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from Hope College.
Vice President, National Technologist Manager
Mrs. Krouse has 10 years of experience in intraoperative neuromonitoring. Prior to her current position with Assure Neuromonitoring, she was a member of a smaller neuromonitoring company in Denver, Colorado where she created a successful training program that interfaced with a local university to provide internship opportunities to undergraduate students.
Mrs. Krouse holds a master’s degree in Biomedical Sciences from Colorado State University and a bachelor’s degree in Neuroscience from Regis University. She is a member of ASET: The Neurodiagnostic Society, The American Clinical Neurophysiology Society (ACNS) and the American Society of Neurophysiological Monitoring (ASNM).