Officers

Leonard C. Ratley

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Administrator
President, T Bones

Bio:
Leonard C. Ratley is the Executive Vice President – Chief Executive Officer of Ortho-Texas Physicians and Surgeons, PLLC. OrthoTexas is a 27 physician, 9 office group located in the DFW Metroplex that was the result of the merger of four independent groups in early 2011 and will provide care to over 100,000 patients in calendar 2015.

Leonard was instrumental in the integration of these four independent groups onto unified platforms of both front and back office applications. With over 250 employees, Leonard is responsible for all day-to-day and strategic aspects of OrthoTexas. Prior to joining OrthoTexas, Leonard was a senior manager with KPMG, Vice President – Corporate Controller of a public company, Vice President – Finance of a software VAR (successfully completing the integration of 18 acquisitions in 15 months) and owner of his own fractional CFO business.

Leonard is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Texas and a member of American Association of Orthopedic Executives (AAOE).

Michael Berkowitz

Founding Member (Past President 1992-2009)

Bio:
Michael Berkowitz is one of the original founders of T-Bones in 1992. He served as President of T-Bones until 2009 and is still involved in the group’s Executive Committee. Michael has been employed as the Administrator of KSF Orthoapedic Center in Houston since 1990.

Michael has served on a number of committees in AAOE (American Academy of Orthopaedic Executives and formerly BONES) and TOA (Texas Orthopaedic Association). He is currently a member of the Board of Directors of TOA. Michael has been active in Texas Workers Compensation work groups and legislative issues over the past 20+ years.

Finally, Michael is extremely passionate about all things Chicago sports, especially the Chicago Cubs. This passion explains his “sunny disposition and unrealistic expectations.”