Leadership

Mark Tulloch

Mark has spent his entire career as part of Nashville’s entrepreneurial healthcare industry. Over the past 20 years he has held executive level roles in some of Nashville’s most successful and innovative healthcare companies, both in the provider and payor arenas. Prior to assuming his current position at 7 Springs Orthopedics, Mark was the Chief Operating Officer at HealthSpring, a Medicare Advantage company with operations in eight states. Previously he was a Senior Vice President with United Surgical Partners International (USPI) and had responsibility for surgical operations and development in its East Division.

Brant Bell

Brant is a Board-Certified Physician Assistant (PA-C) with the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants since obtaining his graduate degree in physician assistant studies in 2000 from Trevecca Nazarene University. Brant is the co-founder of 7 Springs Orthopedics, which opened for business in 2006 and where he currently serves as Vice President of Business Development.

Brant is a native Nashvillian and Lipscomb graduate, and part of a large family including three siblings and four children of his own. He has been happily married to his wife Jennifer since 1990.

Stuart Jones

Born and raised in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Stu attended college on a basketball scholarship at Southern Nazarene University and finished his undergrad/graduate education at the University of Oklahoma college of Medicine. He received his BS and Master of Public Health as a Physician Assistant in 1993, with advanced training in Orthopedics and Sports and Emergency Medicine. Stu co-founded 7 Springs Orthopedics with Brant Bell in 2006.

Upon graduation, Stu moved to Franklin, Tennessee, where he joined the Emergency Department staff at Williamson Medical Center.

Catherine Kowalski

A native of the Buckeye state, Cathy received her BS in nursing from the Ohio State University, and her Master of Science in Organizational Development and Analysis from Case Western Reserve University. With over 30 years of experience in the healthcare industry, Cathy is published and contributes to a variety of industry publications.

Prior to 7 Springs Ortho, Cathy served as Vice President, Chief Operating Office and Co-Founder of Meridian Surgical Partners, an ambulatory surgery center development, acquisition, and management company.

April Sackos

April is another healthcare veteran on the 7 Springs Ortho team, with over 25 years of healthcare experience.

Prior to joining 7 Springs Ortho, April served as the Vice President of Revenue Cycle Management for Meridian Surgical Partners, an ambulatory surgery center development, acquisition and management company. Prior to Meridian, April worked for Symbion Healthcare, providing several facilities with regional operations support.

April is credentialed as a Certified Administrator Surgery Center (CASC), and has served as an administrator and business office manager for a multi‐specialty surgery center in Denver, Colorado.

Craig Turner

Craig Turner is a dynamic young leader with a strong marketing foundation and an eye for building brands. Prior to moving to Nashville, Craig lived in Los Angeles and in New Orleans where he served as the founder of a marketing and media company focused on helping businesses grow their digital impact. He attended Louisiana Tech University and received his BA in Communications. Craig has been an integral part of several health care companies, both in the development of market share and online presence.

Prior to 7 Springs Ortho, Craig served as COO and Creative Director of Bariform, an online health and weight loss company. He also has experience producing several national commercials and ad campaigns for brands such as Walmart, Netflix, University of Phoenix, and more.

Evan Kelley

Evan Kelley is an experienced physical therapist that has specialized in out-patient orthopedic care throughout his career.

Committed to clinical excellence and a deep understanding of our current healthcare system, he has shown success in multiple markets throughout the South treating a wide variety of patients from the elite athlete to the weekend warriors. Evan brings knowledge in establishing relationships with physicians of various specialties, including orthopedics, in multiple De Novo markets, and has shown exceptional growth rates on several occasions.

Holding advanced certifications in orthopedic manual therapy and dry needling, Evan is passionate about creating a physical therapy experience that is patient centric and innovative.

Tony Corley

Tony has spent his entire career innovating and leading in healthcare services, technology, and capital formation. Over the last 25 years, he has been privileged to work with very talented people in diverse parts of the healthcare system.

Prior to assuming his current position at 7 Springs Orthopedics, Tony served as the CFO in several early-stage healthcare technology and services companies including EvidenceCare and Concert Genetics. Early in his career, Tony was fortunate enough to build foundational skills in large healthcare organizations like HCA, EY Healthcare, and Brookdale Senior Living. Tony also served on the executive team of DSI Renal which exited as part of the transaction with DaVita. He also founded and led his own healthcare technology company named Healthcare MarketMaker.