Joel Portice Chief Executive Officer
As CEO, Joel is responsible for the overall strategic direction and operational performance of the organization.
Before joining KEPRO, Joel was the CEO or Intermedix. Under his leadership, Intermedix grew adjacently from its core business to become a leading healthcare analytics and tech-enabled services company. Intermedix was acquired by R1 (NASDAQ:RCM) in May 2018.
Prior to Intermedix, Joel was the president, government division and corporate development and strategy for HMS Holdings (NASDAQ:HMSY). In this position Joel was responsible for the company’s federal and state businesses and its corporate strategy. Before HMS, Joel 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.
Joel began his professional career as the co-founder of Integrity Plus Services, a healthcare software and data analytics company that delivered analytical and cost-containment services to the payer market. The business was acquired by UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH).
Joel also co-founded Enclarity, Inc., a healthcare data analytics and information solutions company that was acquired by LexisNexis.
Currently, Joel is a member of the board of directors of Apixio, Inc. and a member of the board of directors for the University of South Dakota Foundation. Joel is a former member of the board of advisors to the Center for Healthcare Management and Policy of the Paul Merage School of Business of the University of California, Irvine.
Joel obtained his Bachelor of Science degree at the University of South Dakota and Master’s degree at Hamline University.
In 2017, Joel was awarded Most Admired CEO by the Nashville Business Journal. In 2013, Joel earned the Alumni Achievement Award for Professional Achievement from the University of South Dakota, and was named Trustee Emeritus of Hamline University in 2012.
In addition to his professional career, Joel is a published author and enjoys outdoor sports activities and spending time with his family.