A.B. Short/Encore Professional Services
A.B. Short served as CEO of MedShare from 1998 to 2011. He co-founded the non-profit organization in Decatur, Georgia. Under his guidance, MedShare has evolved into one of the leading medical supply recovery organizations in the United States. To date, MedShare has donated over $60 million worth of medical supplies and equipment to economically developing countries around the world.
Recently he founded Encore Professional Services, Inc., a firm that offers consulting services to non-profits. Short has a B.A. and a Master’s in Sociology from Mississippi College and a Master’s of Divinity from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. He resides in Covington, Georgia.
Kurt Tarter/Anew Medical
Kurt Tarter is the Founder of Anew Medical, a device reprocessing company that has established strategic partnerships with multi-billion dollar companies to grow earnings rapidly.
Since 1981, Kurt has been involved in the healthcare industry representing Baxter Healthcare the first 15 years of his 30 year career and establishing strategic relationships with other Titans of the industry such as Allergan, Medtronic, B&L, Medline, Pharmacia Upjohn & Professional Hospital Supply as part of his entrepreneurial enterprises.
Kurt and his wife Susanne, who is an attorney, have both lived in Atlanta since 1984 and have 5 children. Meredith 24 is working on her Master’s degree at Alabama; Mallory 22 is a senior at UGA and has accepted a position with North Point Community church upon graduation; A.J. 21 attends Perimeter College, Julia 18 attends Georgia College and State and Elle attends Georgia Tech.