Ken Dixon, MD, FACS
Founder of B4CC, Inc., and Chief Executive Officer
Ken Dixon is a community cancer surgeon with over 35 years of experience treating cancer patients. Certified by the American Board of Surgery and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, Dr. Dixon graduated with a BS from Davidson College, and an MD from Emory, completed a residency in general surgery at Emory University Affiliated Hospitals, and a surgical oncology fellowship at MD Anderson. He currently treats patients at his community cancer practice in Gainesville, Georgia.
President and Chief Operating Officer
Bob Martin received his industrial engineering degree from Georgia Institute of Technology, and an MBA from University of North Carolina. He has over 30 years of financial and operations experience, including serving as Senior Vice President and CFO of Russell Athletics Corporation, a NYSE consumer products company, from 2000 to 2004. Since 2004, has consulted for several companies, including financial advisor to a start-up drug development company for treating cancer tumors and board member for a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company providing innovative therapeutics for patients with cancer.
Christopher A. Knowles
Chief Financial Officer and Chief Administrative Officer
Christopher Knowles has more than 25 years manufacturing operations experience, Knowles has a bachelor’s degree in manufacturing systems engineering from Nottingham Trent University in the United Kingdom, and an MBA from Elon University in North Carolina. His operational expertise, project management skills, knowledge of lean six sigma principles and process development acumen couples with his systematic approach to problem solving, help lead the business development of the SpeciCare team. A cancer survivor himself, Knowles is personally driven by working in an organization that focuses on the meaningful improvement of patient care.
EVP, Business and Market Development
Pat deGrouchy received his BBA in economics and international relations from Brown University. He has more than 30 years of business and market development experience in the life sciences technology industry. Since 2014, has served as VP for US Operations and Business Development at StoreMyTumor (SMT). Prior to SMT, he held senior level positions in various life science companies that created new industry standards including Nellcor in pulse oximetry and AG Mednet in the transfer of medical images via the Internet. He also gained significant international experience as a Director in Siemens Medical’s international business development division.
Chief Information Officer
Bob Slater is a seasoned technology executive with more than 25 years of experience in several different industries including healthcare, paper packaging, manufacturing, and food processing. Bob’s professional experiences, beginning as a entrepreneur, followed by hands on work building startup companies and culminating in his leadership roles at Fortune 500 companies, allowed him to gain knowledge of every phase of organizational and technology development at every size company. Bob received a Bachelor of Science degree from Drexel University and an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Philadelphia.
VP Sales and Channel Development
Kim Garrison, VP Sales; Voice for the American Heart Association; voted Atlanta’s Top Female Insurance Advisor by the National Association of Insurance & Financial Advisor’s group four straight years. Affiliated with Fortune 500 company, Aflac, as a nationally ranked sales leader, involved in insurance sales for over 20 years.
VP Sales and Investor Relations
Cindy Williams, VP Sales; over 20 years solid performance in insurance and finance industry, including banking and extensive experience as a nationally ranked sales leader with a Fortune 500 company, Aflac. As a Guardian ad Litem for Florida’s First Judicial Circuit, Cindy is also a voice to the Judge, for abused and neglected children.
Director of Sales and Market Development
Nick Prochak received his BS in Business Administration from the University of South Carolina, focusing in marketing and entrepreneurial management. Over the past ten years, he has worked with multiple businesses involved in healthcare, growing those companies and increasing product awareness across a wide range of medical services. With his own story of cancer survival, Nick understands the importance and value of patient care and brings special attention to the assessment and planning of client needs to SpeciCare.