Meet The Team
Executive Chairman, Principal Financial Officer and Director
Mr. Smith was appointed as Executive Chairman and Director of the Company on October 1, 2017. Justin Smith is a professional investment advisor for institutional clients attempting to navigate the ever-changing global financial markets. Mr. Smith graduated from John Carroll University with a degree in marketing logistics and a minor in economics. After college, he continued to further his education by taking graduate classes while he was employed as the Marketing Manager at the telecommunications firm Broadvox. While at Broadvox, Mr. Smith helped the company solidify a venture capital funding and sale. After leaving the private sector, Mr. Smith became a legislative assistant for the 11th Congressional District, Ohio working in the office of the Honorable Stefanie Tubbs Jones. After leaving Congress, Mr. Smith began to work in the finance department at the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority. From there he began a boutique firm that specialized in open-ended fund investments called the Landes Capital Group.
Currently, he is the President of Landes and Compagnie Trust Prive, a Swedish asset management firm. The firm is a leading provider of independent advisory services for capital projects, including leadership in the early master planning and budgeting phase, identifying, and negotiating the services of the many professionals involved, and proactive guidance in the incorporation of responsible sustainability initiatives. He specializes in working with clients who seek a partner who can advise them through the entire lifecycle of a capital project, particularly those without the in-house resources to devote to such an undertaking.
Executive Vice President and Director
Mr. Loutzenhiser was appointed as Executive Vice President of the Company and a member of the Board of Directors of the Company on October 1, 2017. From 2013 to 2014 Mr. Loutzenhiser worked as a sports agent at Recruiting. From 2015 to 2016, Mr. Loutzenhiser served as the Chief Executive Officer at Mediplex. From 2016 to 2017, Mr. Loutzenhiser was the President of IneedMD. Mr. Loutzenhiser graduated from Grace University with a degree in business management in 2012.
Dr. Joseph Asuncion
President of Advance Care Medical Holdings, Inc., and Director
Dr. Asuncion was appointed as President of the Company’s wholly-owned subsidiary Advance Care Medical Holdings, Inc. on October 1, 2020, and remains a Director of the Company which he was appointed on November 7, 2019. Dr. Asuncion attended the University of Maryland where he received his B.S. in biology, then received his Doctorate of Medicine at the Perpetual Help College of Medicine in the Philippines. He has dedicated himself to the practice of medicine for over 20 years. He believes in giving quality and compassionate care to patients and their families. He has also served in numerous leadership roles, which have contributed to the improvement of healthcare in his community. He also has a passionate interest in the development and clinical integration of new medications and technologies. His certifications include Diplomate of the American Academy of Family Medicine and Basic/Advanced Cardiac Life Support Provider.
Dr. Charles Balaban
Dr. Balaban was appointed as a Director of the Company on October 1, 2017. Dr. Balaban received his D.D.S. in dentistry from the University of Toronto in 1973. Since 2015, Dr. Balaban has worked as the owner and operator of a multi-practitioner dental/surgical clinic for over 30 years. Dr. Balaban has been the principal of numerous rollup and M&A transactions in the dental/surgical industry dating back 25 years. He is also a serial entrepreneur and active investor in the medical device industry.
Dr. Sadeem Mahmood
Vice President and Interim Chief of Surgery
Dr. Mahmood was appointed Interim Chief of Surgery. Interventional Cardiologist Sadeem Mahmood, M.D. earned his medical degree at Dow Medical College, University of Karachi, Pakistan. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. He completed fellowships in Cardiology and Nuclear Cardiology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, TN. He is board-certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Medicine, Interventional Cardiology, and Nuclear Cardiology. Dr. Mahmood previously sat on the Board of Cardiovascular Group for St. Vincent’s Hospital for a total of seven years; he is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology and is a member of the American Society of Medicine and the Arkansas Society of Medicine. His true passion is his work; the joy he receives from helping his patients is the fuel that keeps him going. Outside of work, he enjoys philanthropy and giving back to the community by educating people in medicine, finance, and business. He is a huge history buff, enjoys going to the gym and traveling.
Dr. Richard C. Muckerman II
Vice President and Interim Chief Medical Officer
Dr. Muckerman was appointed interim Chief Medical Officer and Director of Strategy and Business Development at Advance Care Medical Holdings, Inc. Dr. Muckerman was born and raised in St. Louis. He attended Saint Louis Priory, a Benedictine Prep School that taught a classical English education. He lettered in five varsity sports during high school. Dr. Muckerman attended Georgetown University where he received a B.S. in biology and then Georgetown University School of Medicine for his MD degree. He completed his residency in Obstetrics & Gynecology at Saint John’s Mercy Medical Center in St. Louis which is one of the largest obstetrics hospitals in the Midwest. He is Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and is a long-standing Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists – FACOG. Dr. Muckerman joined his father in the practice of obstetrics and gynecology in 1981. He has maintained an active OB/GYN private practice at St. Louis Women’s Healthcare Group. Dr. Muckerman incorporated medical genetics into his OB/GYN practice in order to provide personalized preventive healthcare for his patients. He received Genomics certification from the American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists in 2018.
In collaboration with a nationally renowned genetics lab, Dr. Muckerman has developed and implemented Hereditary Cancer Risk Assessment (HCRA) and Breast Cancer Risk Assessment (BCRA) programs in many medical facilities in the St. Louis area: Medical Practices, Breast Centers, and Hospital Systems. Dr. Muckerman has been instrumental in organizing and developing ancillary services for private independent physician practices in St. Louis; in 2004, Dr. Muckerman was the Founding Physician and Medical Director of St. Louis Women’s Surgery Center which was the first women’s-only surgery center in the Midwest. Several years later he recognized the opportunity for the addition of G.I. ancillary services and the Women’s Colonoscopy Center was developed within the Women’s Surgery Center.
In 2010, Dr. Muckerman was the Founding Physician and Medical Director of St. Louis Breast Center. It is the only physician-owned breast imaging facility in St. Louis. Dr. Muckerman has incorporated a hereditary cancer risk assessment and breast cancer risk assessment program in the breast center. Since 2018, every breast imaging patient has been offered a comprehensive hereditary cancer risk assessment. Dr. Muckerman has been married to his wife, Alice, for 46 years. Alice has been a docent at the St. Louis Art Museum for 40 years. They have three children and seven grandchildren. Dr. Muckerman’s interests are Golf, Bridge, Travel, Hiking, Photography, Smoking Meats, Hard Work, and teaching his grandchildren “the Golden Rule”.
Mr. Moorman was appointed Vice President of the Company on August 1, 2020. Mr. Moorman is an accomplished healthcare industry executive with 15+ years’ experience driving profitability and market share for both large publicly traded healthcare companies as well as several startups. In partnership with the executive management team of HSH, Blake creates leading-edge customer support solutions in support of the organization’s mission and goal of providing best-in-class products and services for healthcare providers across the US. Prior to becoming Director of Sales of HSH Diagnostics and Therapeutics, Blake held a number of increasingly responsible roles in executive and general management. As a strategist and accessible leader, Blake is known for driving growth and profitability with expertise in developing and delivering therapeutic solutions for healthcare providers, laboratories, pharmacies, and healthcare companies. Mr. Moorman earned a degree in engineering from Texas Tech University and previously worked at Depuy Orthopedics from 2004-2013. He then was a minority partner at Pharmetrics Specialty Pharmacy which was acquired in 2015. Blake then started Strategic Specialty Solutions which grew to one of the largest pharmacy networks in the US. When Blake is not collaborating with his customers, he can be seen golfing, hunting, and enjoying quality time with his wife and son.
Dr. Richard F. Wittock III, DPM, FACFAS
Vice President and Interim Chief of Podiatry
Dr. Wittock was appointed Vice President and Chief of Podiatry. Dr. Wittock is a native of Michigan and alumnus of Michigan Technological University. He received his doctorate from Barry University in Miami, FL, and earned Magna Cum Laude honors in both his undergraduate and doctoral degrees. His post-doctoral training included a 3-year surgical residency at the Detroit Medical Center at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. He also completed a traumatology fellowship in Mainz, Germany, and an external fixation fellowship in Kurgan, Russia. Dr. Wittock specializes in the following procedures: Athletic Injuries – Dr. Wittock played college football and has served as a team podiatrist for a Texas high school; External Fixation; Ankle Implants – Dr. Wittock is authorized by Depuy Orthopedics and Tornier to implant the Agility LP and Saito Talaris ankle implants.