Bradford C. Burkett
Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Burkett has more than 27 years of financial and strategic advisory, transactional and operating experience, primarily in the healthcare and technology industries. Mr. Burkett also has significant operating experience in emerging to mid-stage healthcare and technology firms. He has served as Chief Executive Officer of four venture-backed companies, and as a senior executive in two others. This blend of a decade of advisory experience, coupled with more than a decade of entrepreneurial, operational and leadership positions in healthcare and technology gives Mr. Burkett a unique perspective, and allows him to deliver value added advice to his clients tempered by operational and entrepreneurial experience.
Since 2009, Mr. Burkett has been a partner and Senior Managing Director of Epsilon Securities LLC. Until 2009, Mr. Burkett was Head of Healthcare Investment Banking at Navigant Capital Advisors. Mr. Burkett's operating roles include serving as the CEO of two technology firms, deNovis, Inc. and Physician WebLink LLC as well as CEO of the healthcare services firms CareGuide, Inc. and CareMatrix, Inc. Mr. Burkett also served as Senior Vice President Corporate Development at The Multicare Companies, a very successful long-term care owner operator which he helped grow from 34 to over 175 facilities in 10 states until its sale for $1.2 billion to Genesis Health Ventures and at Telesis Medical Management, a physician management firm. Mr. Burkett has also served as a member of the Board of several companies including Prodigy Health Group, a very successful TPA firm that was sold in 2011 to AETNA for $600 million.
Prior to assuming operating roles, Brad began his career and spent nearly a decade with the international law firm Kaye Scholer LLP in New York. Mr. Burkett holds a JD from Rutgers School of Law and a BA from Rutgers College. He is a member of the Bars of the States of New York and New Jersey. Mr. Burkett is a registered representative and holds licenses for the Series 7, 24, 63 and 79.
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Treasurer & Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Peach joined Oncure in March 2009 as Vice President Finance and Controller and became the Chief Financial Officer in March 2010. He has over 25 years of senior financial management and accounting experience with over 10 years in the healthcare industry.
Prior to joining Oncure, he served as a senior manager with PriceWaterhouse Coopers, as a finance executive with an international medical device manufacturer, as a consultant and corporate officer on successful initial public offerings and has held the positions of Vice President Finance, Chief Accounting Officer and Chief Financial Officer for venture-backed and publicly traded companies.
Mr. Peach earned a Bachelor of Science and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Pittsburgh and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
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Senior Vice President of Operations & Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Pegler has over 25 years of senior healthcare management experience in various sectors including: radiation and medical oncology, hospital administration, rehabilitation, diagnostic, and nursing home administration. He has served both as a hospital CEO in multiple locations and as the Western Divisional President for 11 acute rehabilitation hospitals. In 1999 his occupational efforts became dedicated exclusively to that of oncology management and physician partnerships. Mr. Pegler's career experience includes working for large organizations such as National Medical Enterprise, Continental Medical Systems, and US Oncology.
Mr. Pegler holds a Masters Degree in Health Administration from Trinity University , a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Texas , Galveston, and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Biology from the University of Texas , Austin.
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George A. Welton
Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer
Mr. Welton joined Oncure Medical Corp as the Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer. George has over 20 years of experience in healthcare operations, IT and consulting for startup, public, nonprofit and faith-based organizations. Prior to joining Oncure, Mr. Welton held the following executive positions: Senior VP/CIO at The Breakaway Group; CIO Partner with Tatum, LLC; CIO for Exempla Healthcare; VP of IT for Centura Health; and Regional CIO and Chief Operating Officer at VHA Great Lakes & Chicago Healthcare Systems. He assisted in the creation of a demonstration site for a pilot health information system; led the administrative portion of a merger between two university-affiliated hospitals; designed and implemented the IT and medical record initiatives in the construction of a Greenfield digital hospital; and directed more than 100 IT-related projects, including development of a clinical portal with over 8,000 subscribers and multiple PACS, RIS, and VoIP installations across the country.
Mr. Welton has contributed to articles in Cisco System’s Packet magazine, Advance for Health Information Executives, Health Management Technology, and The Denver Business Journal. He was a featured speaker on a joint Cisco Systems and BroadVision Gartner Webcast about portal technology and has spoken as a featured or keynote speaker at the Denver Health Sciences Center, Clinical Science Program; the University of Colorado at Denver’s School of Business MBA program; Cisco Systems IPT Healthcare Seminar, and on numerous CIO panels with the Colorado Chapter of HIMSS. He was a founding member of CONNECTed Information Technology Executives and the Clinical Science Program Industry Liaison Advisory Committee with the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center.
Mr. Welton holds dual master’s degrees in healthcare administration and public policy analysis from Tulane University (LA), and a BA from Susquehanna University (PA). He completed the Executive Series for CIOs from the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives and is a Fellow with the Health Information and Management Systems Society.
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