About Us: Professional Leadership

About Us: Professional Leadership

About Us: Professional Leadership

Christopher Slover, Chief Executive Officer 

Mr. Slover currently serves as chairman of the Brain Injury Association of America Business and Professional Council, and also serves on the Board of Directors of the Brain Injury Association of America. Mr. Slover served on the Board of the National Brain Injury Research Treatment and Training Center and has been actively involved in the planning of and presenting at the Brain Injury Association’s Annual Business Practice College. Mr. Slover previously served as the Administrator of Lakeview Management, Inc. and has a long history in business and financial management. He is a graduate of the University of Texas and a member of Young Presidents Organization.

Russell Merka, Chief Information Officer

Mr. Merka develops and implements cross-facility data management systems, secure communications, electronic medical records, accounting platforms, and reporting. Mr. Merka has a long history with Lakeview and has extensive experience in software development, having founded Dimension 4, LLC, a software company providing customizable scheduling, time and attendance products.

John Burnside, General Counsel

Mr. Burnside is a graduate of Baylor University and the University of Texas School of Law, and he is admitted to practice in Texas, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. Prior to joining Lakeview in 2004, Mr. Burnside was a partner at a Dallas/Fort Worth firm that handled business litigation and civil appeals. He has also worked as General Counsel for a non-profit Federally Qualified Health Center.