Co-founder, President and Chief Executive Officer
Butch Marino is co-founder, president and chief executive officer at ChoiceOne Urgent Care, LLC. In this role, Mr. Marino provides strong intellectual knowledge, experience and leadership in developing and implementing joint ventures, acquisitions and new center development.
Mr. Marino has more than 25 years’ experience in health care, including a strong record in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, strategic planning and business development. Prior to creating ChoiceOne, Marino was president of Innovative Health Strategies, which provided strategic advisory services to hospital, health systems and other healthcare provider and service companies.
Previously, Mr. Marino served as chief development officer and co-founder of Physicians Dialysis, Inc. From the company’s inception in 2000, Marino led Physicians Dialysis through several accretive acquisitions and joint ventures, creating a nationwide network of 24 dialysis clinics. His efforts helped position Physicians Dialysis as the nation’s sixth largest dialysis provider when it was acquired in September 2004.
Prior to Physicians Dialysis, Mr. Marino served in a number of capacities, including vice president mergers and acquisitions at Gambro Healthcare, Inc. At Gambro, Mr. Marino was responsible for meeting revenue and earnings growth objectives through mergers and acquisitions of dialysis clinics, including formation of joint ventures with physicians and health systems. Prior to joining Gambro, Mr. Marino was director of business development with Vivra Renal Care, where his responsibilities included acquisitions, joint ventures, physician recruitment, medical director agreements and acute inpatient services agreements.
Mr. Marino earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Delaware. He also completed the Executive Education Program, Mergers, Acquisitions and Corporate Restructuring Transactions program at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business.