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The Maryland Proton Treatment Center (MPTC) has a leadership team comprised of physicians and business leaders from the University of Maryland School of Medicine’s Department of Radiation Oncology, as well as business leaders from Maryland Proton Treatment Holdings.

Get to know the MPTC enterprise leadership team by viewing their profiles below.

CEO - Leigh HowePresident and CEO of the Maryland Proton Treatment Center

Healthcare finance executive and banker Leigh T. Howe became the MPTC President and CEO in June 2018. Howe has 40-years of experience working at major U.S. banks and private investment companies focusing on healthcare lending and investing. A native of Baltimore, Howe worked at Equitable Trust and NationsBank as a Senior Vice President in the first healthcare banking group in Maryland from 1978 to 1995. In 1995, she joined M&T Bank in Baltimore and became Administrative Vice President in healthcare banking where she was responsible for managing a portfolio totaling close to $2 Billion.

In 2007, Howe was a founding principal in Windsor Healthcare Equities, a Baltimore-based private equity investment company, where she was Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. At Windsor, she developed a $500 million portfolio of healthcare assets including senior housing, assisted living, memory care, skilled nursing, medical office buildings and medical technology. Most recently, Howe was Executive Vice President and Chief Credit and Risk Officer for CFG Community Bank in Baltimore.

CFO of MPTC ShareefChief Financial Officer / Vice President of Corporate Development for Maryland Proton Treatment Center

Shareef is a private equity specialist bringing 20 years of industry experience in healthcare, oil and gas and technology.  While at Citigroup New York, he directed consumer and healthcare M&A as a Global Markets investment banker. While with the Qatar Investment Authority Foundation in Doha and Hermes in Dubai, he invested $85M in energy infrastructure projects across emerging markets including the Saharan Desert. While with Qualcomm in Silicon Valley, Shareef managed a $100M telecommunications semiconductor product line which he successfully deployed worldwide.

He has conducted business in 30 countries and has worked and lived overseas for 5 years in China and the Middle East / North Africa region. He held Series 7 and 63 licenses while based on Wall Street and graduated from Columbia Business School with an MBA with honors in Finance and Management. Shareef also graduated from Cornell University with a Bachelor of Science cum laude in Electrical Engineering and concentration in International Relations.

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