Michael Reardon, M.D., grew up in Houston, Texas, where he attended Baylor College of Medicine graduating with honors. He completed a 5-year general surgery residency under Dr. Michael DeBakey in the Baylor Affiliated Hospitals and a 2-year cardiothoracic residency under Dr. Denton Cooley at the Texas Heart Institute. He has started and run his own private practice as well as served on the fulltime faculty of Baylor College of Medicine where he was Professor of Surgery, Chief of the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Program Director of the Cardiothoracic Residency and Vice Chair of Academic Affairs in the Department of Surgery.

He has spent his entire career at the Houston Methodist Hospital serving in numerous administrative positions including President of the Medical Staff. He serves as the Weill Cornell Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Allison Family Distinguished Chair of Cardiovascular Research at the Houston Methodist Hospital. He is the national surgery PI for the SURTAVI, Evolut Low-Risk, Reprise III, Portico NG, Vantage and Acurate TAVR trials. He is the national study chair for the ARISE type A stent graft and Cephea TMVR EFS trials. He has written over 800 plus medical and scientific papers, book chapters and abstracts and frequently lectures nationally and internationally on his research and clinical interests of cardiac valvular disease, thoracic aortic disease and cardiac tumors.

He has been married for 48 years to Robin and has 2 daughters and 3 granddaughters and 1 grandson. His research interests include transcatheter and open structural heart disease therapy, thoracic aortic therapy and cardiac tumors.

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J. Fleming Hunt, LUTCF®

President / Owner

Fleming is a licensed insurance agent with over 36 years of experience in Life, Health, Estate Preservation and Retirement Insurance. For much of his career, he has been offering insurance in Valdosta, GA. He is a lifetime member of the Million Dollar Round Table and Court of the Table and has served on several insurance boards. In September of 2018, Fleming acquired the ownership of the Remerton Agency DBA Star Insurance.

Fleming graduated from Brunswick High School, Brunswick, GA. and attended Brunswick College. He is recognized as a Life Underwriter Training Council Fellow (LUTCF®) and is a member of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA). Fleming has also been a past President of Life Underwriters of Valdosta and served on other chairs for the association.

Fleming has served as President of the Valdosta Bulldog Club and also on the board of several non-profit organizations in the Valdosta area. He is married to the former Kaye Chastain of Moultrie, GA and they have four sons; John Fleming, William, Wesley and Wilson and two grandchildren. They are members of the Park Avenue United Methodist Church