Burton Gray and Ron WolffContributor
Burton Gray founded in 1995 Bright Gray Productions, LLC, a music-focused multimedia production company comprised of the independent record label DCide and its affiliated music publishing companies, Unpredictable Attack (BMI) and Bright Gray Publishing (ASCAP). DCide artists include TRUSTcompany (RIAA certified Gold) and Cherrywine (Grammy Award winner Ishmael Butler). DCide was sold in 2007.<br /> <br /> Mr. Gray has since then focused his time primarily with Whatif Productions, LLC, initially as a board member and advisor. In 2008 he became Chairman. Whatif is a software company that creates serious games for the defense and intelligence industries.<br /> <br /> Mr. Gray received a B.A. in Economics and a B.A. in English (Writing) in 1995 from George Mason University, where he was a member of the 1994 National Champion Debate Team.<br /> <br /> Ron Wolff<br /> <br /> Ron Wolff received a BS in Industrial management at Georgia Tech in Atlanta, GA and an MBA at Georgia State University. He began his career as an industrial engineer at Lockheed and gradually made a transition into Human Resources. He accepted a VP of HR position at Northside Hospital in Atlanta in the early 70’s and later joined an investor-owned company, Humana taking on senior executive roles with increasing responsibility. He began my career as a CEO in a large catholic hospital in AL before re-entering the proprietary field with National Healthcare and American Medical International.<br /> <br /> He has held permanent CEO positions in SC, AL, IL and FL. He retired in 2001 after serving 7 years as the CEO in a 420-bed public hospital in Panama City, FL. Over the span of my career, I have also held several Interim CEO positions in IL, FL, LA, WI, AR and OK working as an independent contractor with Quorum Health, Brim Healthcare and Blackhawk Healthcare. Most of my assignments have been in turnaround situations in hospitals experiencing severe financial difficulties or quality and service deficiencies.