Office Practicum Announces new CFO

Office Practicum announced today that it has named seasoned financial executive Ellen Purdy as the company’s new Chief Financial Officer, effective July 6th, 2015. Ellen joins Office Practicum with more than 27 years of financial and leadership experience in companies ranging from a multi-billion dollar, global chemical company to early and growth-stage technology companies.
Purdy joins Office Practicum with 13 years of CFO experience, most recently with Markel Corporation, a manufacturer of extruded fluoropolymer products for the automotive and other industries. Prior to Markel, Purdy gained additional financial leadership experience from her tenure as CFO of other private equity backed companies, including SDI Health, which was sold to IMS Health, IPR International, and Renmatix. Purdy spent the first half of her career at Rohm and Haas where she held various financial, sales and market management positions.
“Joining Office Practicum presents me with a unique opportunity to work at a company revolutionizing the Electronic Health Record industry alongside the best minds dedicated to improving patient health,” said Purdy. “I look forward to collaborating with the leadership team to develop and implement business strategies that will build value for our customers, owners, and employees.”
“Ellen is an extraordinarily qualified CFO,” said Greg Anderson, Chief Executive Officer of Office Practicum. “Her deep leadership experience will complement our executive team and provide invaluable guidance as we continue our strategic and financial transformation.”
Ellen is a graduate of the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania, where she earned a B.S. in Economics, majoring in finance and international business. She later earned an M.B.A. in management strategy and marketing from the Kellogg School of Business at Northwestern University.
About Office Practicum
Office Practicum is the leading provider of electronic medical records and practice management systems for use in pediatric, family medicine, and specialty care clinical settings. Since 1992, its innovative Office Practicum solution has been delivered to hundreds of medical practices in over 47 states and the Caribbean, ranging from solo providers to hospital-based clinics. The privately held company maintains primary offices in suburban Philadelphia, New York City, and central California. For more information visit