About Us

Sherman Lazrus

Sherman Lazrus was President and Chief Executive Officer of American Medical Enterprises, a financial services and investment banking company, until he unexpectedly passed away in early 2017.   He was a gifted man who began attending college at the age of 14. During his life, American Medical Capital operated under the umbrella of American Medical Enterprises.

Mr. Lazrus was raised in Boston, Massachusetts, and as a teenager attended what is now known as Berklee College of Music where he majored in composition and arranging.  After being discharged from the military (having served four years in the U.S. Air Force), Mr. Lazrus attended George Washington University where he received A.A., B.A. and M.B.A. degrees.

Mr. Lazrus was initially employed with the Federal Government and was involved with the development of the Medicare and Medicare programs, and later served as the Director of Policy Coordination for the two programs.  Ultimately, he served as the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense to Donald Rumsfeld.  He was the Federal Government’s senior career health official.

While in the private sector, Mr. Lazrus was Vice President of American Medical International, Inc. – a major NYSE hospital corporation, which owned and operated numerous hospitals around the world.

As a developer, Mr. Lazrus was responsible for the development of various Washington, D.C. area office buildings, shopping centers, and industrial warehouses.  He also developed various residential communities.

As a major stockholder, Mr. Lazrus was also involved in the development of two commercial banks in the Washington, D.C. area.  He was also the recipient of a superior service award while in Government and was listed in Who’s Who in Government, Who’s Who in Finance and Industry, and Who’s Who in the World.  In 2003, Mr. Lazrus was named Businessman of the Year (Maryland) by the Republican National Congressional Committee and was also selected for inclusion in the Business Advisory Council’s Republican Chairman’s Honor Roll.

Mr. Lazrus was involved as a board member of several publicly traded health care corporations.  He served as Chairman of the Board of Emergency Filtration Products (EMFP) and as a board member of Imaging Diagnostic Systems, Inc. (IMDS) and Diasys Corporation (DYXC).

Archie Eggleton

Archie Eggleton started American Medical Capital LLC as a separate entity in 2017. Prior to that, he operated the business, along with Sherman Lazrus, under the umbrella of American Medical Enterprises. Prior to American Medical Capital, Mr. Eggleton most recently was the Assistant Vice President at Fifth Third Bank, in the Merchant-Commercial Division.  Mr. Eggleton brings 20 years of banking and finance experience including Fifth Third Bancorp and Old Kent Bank.  In addition, Mr. Eggleton currently serves as Executive Vice President at Bridgestone Development Company and is still involved in international commercial real estate development, including hospitality through 2017.

Prior to his twenty years in the finance industry, Mr. Eggleton was a State Representative for The Detroit News and Detroit Free Press under a joint operating agreement between Gannett Corporation and Knight Ridder, Inc.  Mr. Eggleton was responsible for overseeing about 70 personnel where he served eight years in management for both newspapers under the Detroit Newspaper Partnership as a Regional Manager and 7 years as a State Representative in Ann Arbor, Lansing and Grand Rapids, MI.

Mr. Eggleton has lived in Michigan all of his life and received his degree in Business Administration at Davenport University.  He has served on several committees (finance, media and hospitality) for over five years with the Senior PGA tour.