Meet Our Team


Our Team


John Styles, Jr.

Chairman and

Chief Executive Officer

About John

Mr. Styles grew up in Houston, Texas. He is a Co-Founder of The Styles Company (TSC) a family owned investment company primarily doing business in the healthcare, entertainment, real estate and private equity spaces. 


Matthew Palmer

President and

Chief Operating Officer

About Matt

Mr. Palmer is a Healthcare Executive with 21 years of experience developing and implementing innovative and value-based solutions in radiation oncology with 9 years in the proton therapy field. Mr. Palmer served as the Chief Operating Officer of the MD Anderson Proton Therapy Center – Houston, Ltd. LLP. 


Rick Cape

Executive Vice President
Chief Financial Officer

About Rick

Mr. Cape is a Finance Executive with over 30 years of expertise in large, capital intensive operations and major projects execution, business transformation, acquisitions, merger integration, strategic planning & execution, start-ups, new markets, and advisory service. 


John G. Jessen

Senior Vice President

Design & Construction

About John

John Jessen is an award-winning licensed architect and proton therapy domain expert. Over the past 35 years, John has developed a unique expertise in managing proton therapy center project design and construction both domestically and internationally.


Maryam Tabatabai

Senior Vice President
and Chief Legal Officer

Maryam Tabatabai

Maryam is an experienced corporate healthcare and business attorney and a senior member of the management team. In addition to legal counsel, Mrs. Tabatabai provides strategic, regulatory, and compliance advice to Legion’s management team and its governing board.


Tilesh Patel

Vice President

About Tilesh

Mr. Patel is a seasoned finance professional with an expertise in mergers and acquisitions (M&A), strategy, financial and operational modeling, business valuation, and business intelligence. He has worked across investment management, corporate finance (both buy-side and sell-side), valuation advisory, and consulting. 


L. Montreal Turner

Senior Director, Business and Clinical Operations

About Montreal

Mr. Turner has over 14 years of experience with an extensive oncology background, with 11 of those years in radiation oncology. Mr. Turner started his career as a dosimetrist and soon transitioned his career to administrative roles.


Susan Horelica

Director of Administration and HR

About Susan

Mrs. Horelica began her career as an Administrative Assistant for Mr. Styles in 1986.  She has over 13 years of HR experience in the healthcare field.


Suveena Mathew

Senior Manager, Oncology Financial Services

About Suveena

Ms. Mathew has over 20 years of experience in the healthcare field, most notably 13 years within the prior authorization field. In addition to her radiation oncology experience, she has extensive experience within the medical oncology sector. Ms. Mathew is currently working toward her Bachelor’s in Health Information Management.


Erica Luckett

Manager, Oncology Financial Services

About Erica

Ms. Luckett has over 11 years of experience in healthcare most notably within the prior authorization process for proton centers. Her expertise is in establishing workflows that allow for timely authorizations. In addition, Ms. Luckett has extensive experience within medical oncology prior authorizations.  


Andrea VanderWiede

Manager, Revenue Cycle Analytics and Development

About Andrea

Ms. VanderWiede has over 20 years of experience supporting the deployment of products in the radiation oncology and healthcare space. She is an expert in billing and coding compliance and has been instrumental in the development of multiple radiation oncology coding software solutions. 

Contact us for more information about our proton therapy solutions, education, business intelligence and oncology consulting services.

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