The Tolan Group Recruits CEO for Riverside Oral Surgery

April 18, 2023 – The Tolan Group (TTG) recently assisted in the placement of Butch Marino as the new CEO of Riverside Oral Surgery in River Edge, NJ. Rachel Gauthier, managing partner, and Mallory Schmidt, senior search consultant, led the assignment.

Mr. Marino is an entrepreneurial and relational executive with over three decades of healthcare experience, including corporate development and senior leadership within multi-state, multi-location settings. He founded Baltimore, MD-based ChoiceOne Health Advisors, LLC (C1HA) in 2021, where he advised hospitals, academic medical centers, and physicians in connection with M&A, joint venture strategies, strategic start up, and program improvement strategies. His intellectual knowledge and experience include ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers, diagnostic imaging centers, and dialysis centers.

Prior to that, Mr. Marino co-founded ChoiceOne Urgent Care in 2014 also in Baltimore and led the transaction to merge with Austin, TX-based MedSpring Urgent Care in 2017. The combined entity represented one of the largest urgent care businesses in the U.S., with multiple centers in Maryland, Georgia, Illinois, and Texas. With over 25 years in healthcare corporate development and senior leadership experience as president and CEO, Mr. Marino was responsible for the overall management, strategy, and direction of ChoiceOne/MedSpring Urgent Care. Furthermore, he was responsible for approving key decisions impacting the enterprise, including long-range strategic plans, capital allocation, joint ventures, mergers, and major acquisitions.

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Riverside Oral Surgery currently operates multiple state-of-the-art surgical facilities across five counties in the state. Each of the practice’s surgeons utilizes cutting-edge technology in digital imaging and scanning and offers a full spectrum of services, from wisdom teeth extractions, dental implants, to surgical management of oral cancer, to temporo-mandibular joint disorder and full reconstructive procedures. Riverside Oral Surgery is a portfolio company of MedEquity Capital and RF Investments.

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The Tolan Group is a Hunt Scanlon Top 50 healthcare and life sciences executive search firm. It provides recruiting services for clients and candidates serving the private equity market, focused on placing leadership for healthcare services, healthcare technology, and behavioral health. The firm is based in St Augustine, FL, with satellite offices in Atlanta; Appleton, WI; Chicago and Charlotte, NC.

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Ms. Gauthier is a chief client delivery officer and a managing partner in the firm.  She leads a team of search consultants working with private equity firms and portfolio company leaders hiring managers to find C-suite executives, EVPs, SVPs, VPs and Director level candidates. Ms. Gauthier’s team has also placed entire leadership teams for PE backed portfolio companies.

Ms. Schmidt joined The Tolan Group in 2021 as a project manager. She was named a senior search consultant this past January. Before joining The Tolan Group, Ms. Schmidt spent seven years in various positions with Northwestern Mutual.

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Contributed by Scott A. Scanlon, Editor-in-Chief; Dale M. Zupsansky, Managing Editor; and Stephen Sawicki, Managing Editor – Hunt Scanlon Media

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