March 28 – Andres Ruzo, LinkAmerica & Joe Brunson, Tusk Enterprises

On the March 28th edition of PlayMakers Talk Show, our guests were:

Andres Ruzo – CEO,  LinkAmerica

Joe Brunson – Founder & CEO, Tusk Enterprises

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Andres Ruzo, CEO, LinkAmerica

Andres Ruzo was born in Lima, Peru and came to the United States in 1980 to pursue a career in Engineering at Texas A&M University. He moved to Houston and started his entrepreneurial career buying an ownership position into Sabwor International an exploration oil company.

In 1992, he moved to Dallas to develop opportunities for refurbished telecom products and services in the USA domestic and Latin American Markets and two years later he started LinkAmerica, a technology company to refurbish and upgrade large switching systems for the telephone companies.

Since 2008, LinkAmerica has experienced an exponential revenue growth that has catapulted the organization to become the 2012 – #1 Fastest Hispanic growing business in the Nation.  Exceeding a 5117% compounded growth, since 2008.  LinkAmerica provides services to several OEM’s and carriers including: Fujitsu Networks, DART and AT&T.

Phone: (214) 272-2880

Joe Brunson,  Founder & CEO, Tusk Enterprises

JoeBrunsonJoe Brunson relieves staffing woes of nearly 900 healthcare facilities across the nation with his Arlington-based Tusk Enterprises and its two thriving companies, Rhino Medical Services and Hospitalists Plus.

Rhino Medical Services, established in 2003, started as a staffing firm focused on the anesthesia industry and now is a multimillion dollar operation with temporary and permanent staffing solutions for several different medical specialties: emergency medicine physicians, internal medicine physicians, general surgery physicians, family practice physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, anesthesiologists and certified registered nurse anesthetists.

Rhino Medical Services’ success inspired the launch of Hospitalists Plus in 2011. Hospitalists Plus provides temporary and permanent staff of physicians for the relatively new specialty that focuses on caring for hospitalized patients.

Phone: (866) 267-4466

2014-01-11 22.41.17Joe Brunson, Host, Steve A Klein, Andres Ruzo