Mark Tudor, M.S., has been named Senior Director OPO Operations at LifeNet Health in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Mark previously was at Gift of Life Michigan for the past 19 years, serving most currently as Hospital and Recovery Services Director. Mark received his Bachelor of Science degree from Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio and his Master of Strategy and Leadership degree from Michigan State University. He is certified both as a transplant preservationist and a procurement coordinator.
Doug Butler has accepted the position of Vice President of Clinical Operations at Southwest Transplant Alliance in Dallas, Texas. Doug previously was the Director of Hospital and Family Services at Gift of Life Michigan and served in a variety of other clinical roles with the organ procurement organization over the last 13 years. Doug is a Registered Nurse and also has a Bachelor’s Degree in Health Services Administration along with a Master’s degree in Business Administration. He serves on multiple national committees, Six Sigma Green Belt trained, and a Certified Procurement Transplant Coordinator.
Matthew Wadsworth has been named Chief Executive Officer of Life Connection of Ohio, an organ procurement organization serving northwest and west central Ohio. Matthew began his career at Indiana Donor Network in Indianapolis, first as an Organ Recovery Coordinator for the organization, and eventually serving as Manager of Organ Services. He then joined Nevada Donor Network as the Vice President of Clinical Affairs in 2016 where he was instrumental in increasing donation and spearheading new initiatives. Wadsworth earned his Bachelors of Science degree in Biology from Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio; and a Masters of Business Administration from Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. He holds a certificate in Health Care Management from Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis; and a Graduate Certificate in Human Donation Services from the University of Toledo, Health Science Campus in Ohio. Matthew is an active member of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) and serves on the University of Toledo Human Donation Services Advisory Board, as well as the American Society of Transplantation Organ and Tissue Preservation Advisory Board.
Chad Ezzel has been named Chief Clinical Officer at LiveOnNY in New York City. Prior to this position, Chad was the Vice President of Clinical Services at Southwest Transplant Alliance. He was also the Vice President of Organ Recovery Services at Lifepoint, an organ procurement organization in North Charleston, South Carolina. Previously, Chad was the Director of Clinical Services of Lifechoice Donor Services, an organ procurement organization in Windsor, Connecticut. Chad has a Master of Science in management from the University of Saint Joseph in West Hartford, Connecticut, and a Bachelor of Science in biological science from the University of Connecticut in Storrs, Connecticut. He is a member of the Association of Organ Procurement Organizations and in addition to his professional affiliations, Chad volunteers with several philanthropic organizations including the National Kidney Foundation, the Liver Foundation and the American Heart Association.