Stephen R. Puckett, Sr.
In addition to co-founding SonaCare Medical, Mr. Puckett was also a founder of MedCath, a company that owned and operated specialty heart hospitals throughout the United States, and served as its chairman and CEO from 1988-2000. Mr. Puckett was also a founder of Bariatric Partners, a company that focused on bariatric surgery provided in ambulatory surgery centers. He is on the board of Partners Imaging, a company that provides CT imaging services to cardiology, ENT and urology practices throughout the United States. He also serves as Chairman of Greenleaf Development, a company that focuses on industrial, commercial and residential development as serves as the development arm for new business startups developed by Mr. Puckett. Early in his career, Mr. Puckett held senior management positions at the University of Alabama Hospital and the Charlotte Mecklenburg Hospital Authority in Charlotte, NC. Mr. Puckett was named Ernst & Young’s North Carolina “Entrepreneur of the Year” in 1996.Return To Board of Directors Page