About Advanced Particle Therapy

The People Who Make It Possible

Advanced Particle Therapy's management team strives for excellence and transparency in every aspect of cancer center development.



Jeff Bordok – President & CEO

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Mr. Bordok co-founded APT in January 2007, and currently serves as its President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Bordok has over 20 years of experience in the evaluation, structuring and capitalization of technology-based companies.

Since founding APT, he has successfully formed clinical partnerships between APT and four top tier healthcare and medical academic institutions for the development of proton therapy treatment centers to be run by such institutions. These clinical partners include Scripps Health, the University of Maryland, Emory Healthcare/Emory University and the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. All of these centers are in various stages of construction or completion. Mr. Bordok has assembled and coordinates the efforts of a team of industry leaders in the fields of finance, construction, equipment and law to provide fully integrated proton therapy treatment center solutions.Capitalizing on his investment and financial experience, Mr. Bordok and APT have completed $400 million in debt and equity financing for projects in progress and are currently arranging for another $400 million in capital.

Prior to joining APT, Mr. Bordok had a 10-year career in law enforcement with the Drug Enforcement Administration. Subsequent to being injured on duty, Mr. Bordok obtained a Series 7 NASD license and became a Registered Representative managing investments for high net-worth individual clients. Mr. Bordok earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Redlands and a Masters of International Management degree from the Thunderbird School of Global Management.


Jim Thomson – Chief Technology Officer

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Mr. Thomson co-founded APT in January 2007, and currently serves as its Chief Technology Officer. Mr. Thomson began his career in the software industry over 30 years ago, holding positions like systems designer, systems and applications programmer, software project manager, systems administrator, independent consultant and as designer of complex relational database systems.

His skills were further developed during his employment as management consultant for Ernst & Young Management Consulting Services Division. While at Ernst & Young, Mr. Thomson wrote source-code for commercial systems software houses in a variety of languages. He continued his work by founding his own Unix systems consulting firm and served as senior management of a privately-held medical therapy services company that employed more than 100 occupational, physical, and speech therapists operating in 6 states.

Mr. Thomson's systems design and technical skills are complemented by practical experience and exposure to several industries, including savings and loan, education, healthcare, commercial construction, aviation maintenance, and via specialized independent consulting engagements. His background also includes experience with National Semiconductor (NYSE: NSM) where he oversaw a technical comparison of competing operating systems, and J2Global (NASDAQ: JCOM) and a technical review of proprietary C source code. Mr. Thomson is also experienced in the design of specialized accounting systems, business plan creation and financial projections. The recipient of a full academic scholarship, he graduated from the University of Southern California with a degree in accounting and was a teaching assistant for Auditing of Computerized Accounting Systems in the Accounting department of the USC School of Business.


Sarah Hutchinson - Chief Operating Officer

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Sarah Hutchinson has more than 15 years of experience managing large-scale global operations, leading corporate strategy teams and consulting within the financial services industry.

Prior to joining Advanced Particle Therapy, Ms. Hutchinson held various leadership roles at an operating subsidiary of HSBC, including the role of Senior Vice President of Credit and Funding. In this role, she led a global team of 450 employees and managed underwriting, operations, project management and performance analytics and was responsible for a $35 million budget and $3.9 billion in origination volume. In addition, Ms. Hutchinson led a strategic initiatives team at HSBC and developed a track record of identifying opportunities for revenue growth and operational efficiency.

Prior to joining HSBC, Ms. Hutchinson was a consultant for a premier management and technology consulting firm, where she managed projects ranging from post-acquisition integration to global technology initiatives. Ms. Hutchinson was also the Vice President of Marketing, Business Development and Product Management for an automotive finance company.

Ms. Hutchinson holds an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago in Finance and Strategy and a B.A. in International Studies from Emory University.


Casey Gilley, CPA – Chief Financial Officer

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Casey Gilley brings entrepreneurial success balanced with a solid accounting foundation to Advanced Particle Therapy. His career began at McGladrey, the 5th largest CPA firm in the world, where his client base was focused on mid-sized privately owned companies across a variety of industries, including health care, construction, and finance.

Mr. Gilley performed financial statement audits, due diligence reports, tax consulting and internal control consulting while at McGladrey. His tax experience includes the preparation of federal and state income tax returns for businesses along with high net worth individuals.

Prior to joining the Advanced Particle Therapy team, Mr. Gilley developed an award-winning design-build landscaping company with approximately 40 employees. That company was included on the Inc. 500 list of America’s Fastest Growing Companies. In that role, he gained valuable leadership and business management skills, including financial reporting, budgeting, strategic planning, customer relations and project management. The company was later acquired by a large commercial maintenance firm, where Mr. Gilley functioned as the Corporate Controller.

Mr. Gilley was awarded a President’s Scholarship to attend California State University, Fullerton, where he graduated cum laude with a degree in Business Administration/Accounting. Mr. Gilley has been a licensed Certified Public Accountant since 2002.