James PolfremanChief Executive Officer
In 2016, Washington Radiology joined the Solis team – a group dedicated to being a national leader in mammography and imaging services, helping patients maintain and achieve optimal health. As CEO for Solis, James brings a unique blend of skill, experience and compassion to the company. His primary responsibility is to ensure that Solis delivers on its ‘Peace of Mind’ promise to provide women with the most accurate, patient-focused and compassionate breast screening and diagnostics achievable.
Prior to accepting the position of Chief Executive Officer at Solis, James served as CEO of Memorial Hermann Hospital’s Retail Healthcare Business from 2004-2011. He was responsible for all business aspects of 28 outpatient imaging centers, 27 physical therapy centers, 20 ambulatory surgical centers, and 37 outreach lab facilities.
Earlier in his career, James held the position of Vice President of Operations for River Oaks Imaging and Diagnostics located in Houston, Texas from 2001-2003. He was ultimately responsible for the overall operation, profitability and strategic growth of the largest independently owned freestanding imaging company in Houston over a period of three years.
James received both his Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Engineering from the University of Natal in South Africa. He also earned a Master’s Degree in Finance from the Bauer College at the University of Houston. James is an avid rugby fan along with pursuing interests in saltwater fishing and international travel.