A Fresh Vision Requires Experienced Visionaries

Kerry Teel


Kerry brings 40 years of healthcare/hospital industry experience to Premier Anesthesia. He has a track record building and managing complex, multi-facility healthcare organizations. In addition to founding and leading three healthcare companies, Kerry served as President and CEO of 526-bed medical center in Houston, TX from 2000 to 2006. He holds an MHA from the University of Alabama, Birmingham.


Norb Hummel

Executive Vice President

Norb is a healthcare veteran with over 25 years' experience growing successful practice groups. His background in banking and physician group practice management allows him to be a trusted resource to physicians and administrators seeking to optimize their service viability. currently directs operational and business services for Premier Anesthesia client sites.

Ted Keim

Vice President, Business Development & Marketing

Ted is a 20-year healthcare industry veteran with experience helping hospitals and physician practices improve quality, increase efficiency and create service line growth. Ted's experience as a physician practice administrator gives him unique insight into the challenges facing healthcare providers today. Additionally, Ted has consulted with hospitals throughout the country on their IT strategy as it relates to the HITECH Act, Surgical and Anesthesia EHRs and physician-patient connectivity. Ted is passionate about working with hospitals who want to transform the culture of their ORs and ASCs.

Jerry Titel, MD, MBA

Vice President, Medical Affairs

Dr. Titel is a board certified anesthesiologist with over 40 years of experience in various hospital settings. His career has included research, teaching and departmental development and management. He offers unique insight into anesthesia department development and operations. Trained in medicine at the University of Chicago, Dr. Titel also holds an MBA with honors from Pepperdine University. He began his association with Premier Anesthesia in 1991.

Lynn Epps

Vice President, Operations and Consulting

Lynn has over 20 years of healthcare industry experience with an extensive background in healthcare operations and physician practice management.  Her experience includes various leadership roles with an emphasis on start-up operations, financial analysis, and human resources management.  Lynn is responsible for the oversight and management of Premier Anesthesia's internal operations and support services.  Lynn is a graduate of the University of Georgia.

Randy Walker


Randy has an extensive background in healthcare and physician practice management with over 25 years of experience in Finance and Accounting. Prior to joining Premier Anesthesia, he was a partner with a financial advisory services firm. Randy has held leadership roles such as regional vice president of finance and vice president of finance. Randy's experience also includes nine years with an international accounting firm.  He holds a B.S. degree in Accounting from the University of South Carolina.