Joel Portice

Joel Portice is a highly successful entrepreneur who has built and led high growth healthcare software and data analytics organizations for nearly twenty-five years.  His vision and expertise helped land his most recent company, Intermedix, on Forbes Magazine’s “2018 America’s Best Midsize Employers List”.

In 2017, Portice was recognized as a “Most Admired CEO” by the Nashville Business Journal. In 2013, he received the Alumni Achievement Award for Professional Achievement from the University of South Dakota, and, in 2012, was named Trustee Emeritus by Hamline University.

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Earlier in his career, he co-founded two start-up companies that were acquired by market-leading corporations (UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH) and LexisNexis). Joel also served as the president of Verisk Health, where he drove the integration and explosive growth of the healthcare assets of Verisk Analytics (NYSE:VRSK) over a five-year period, prior to its acquisition by Veritas Capital. His latest company, where he served as CEO, was acquired in May 2018 by R1 (NASDAQ:RCM) in a $460 million cash transaction.

Through the course of his career he has done business in twenty-nine countries with offices on four continents and navigated in fast-paced entrepreneurial settings, publicly traded companies, and private equity.

Joel received a Bachelor of Science from the University of South Dakota and a Master of Arts from Hamline University. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for Apixio, Inc. and KEPRO, as well as the Board of Directors for the USD Foundation. He proudly served as a member of the Air National Guard for ten years.

He and his wife, Kari (USD ‘88) live in Brentwood, Tennessee and have two daughters.

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Thursday November 08
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Please join alumni, friends, and current Beacom School of Business students for the Distinguished Speaker Series featuring Joel Portice, a serial entrepreneur in the field of healthcare informatics and data analytics. Reception to follow.
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