Mark Pacala General Information
Mr. Mark Pacala served as an Operating Partner at Pamplona Capital Management and as a Board Mmeber at Verisma Systems. He serves as an Operating Investor at Harkness Capital Partners. Mr. Pacala serves as Advisory Partner at NewSpring Capital. He joined Oak Hill Capital Partners on March 16, 2010 and focus on the healthcare sector. He serves as Board Member at Lirio. He has 25 years of general management and venture capital experience in services, technology, and healthcare companies. Mr. Pacala served as a General Partner and Managing Director at Essex Woodlands Health Ventures (EWHV). He joined Essex full-time in 2002. At EWHV, Mr. Pacala monitored and oversaw American WholeHealth, Notify MD, and Health Grades. He served as Managing Director of Essex Woodlands Health Ventures VII, L.P. He began his career as a Banker in 1977 at Manufacturers Hanover Trust Co. and transitioned to strategic planning in healthcare at Booz, Allen, and Hamilton. Mr. Pacala served as a Director of Corporate Planning and Vice President of Operations at Marriott Corporation from 1984 to 1989, where he founded the Fairfield Inns division. From 1989 to 1994, he served as a Senior Vice President and General Manager at Walt Disney Company, where he founded the Disney Vacation Club. Since 1994, Mr. Pacala served as the Chief Executive Officer and President of Forum Group, Inc. Since 1997, he served as the Chief Executive Officer of American WholeHealth Networks, Inc. Mr. Pacala served as an Interim Chief Executive Officer of AccentCare, Inc. until July 9, 2012. He served as Senior Advisor of Bioscan, Inc. At EWHV, Mr. Pacala manages investments in and or sits on the Board of Directors at Bledsoe, Active Services, Physician Oncology Services, SleepMed, Amerifit Nutrition and Key Health. He serves as the Chairman of AccentCare, Inc. Mr. Pacala served as the Chairman of American WholeHealth Networks, Inc. He has been a Director at BENU, Inc. since April 11, 2005. He serves as a Director of Vantage Oncology, LLC. Mr. Pacala served as a Director of Active Day, Inc., Ascension Health Care Network, Inc., Key Health Medical Solutions, Inc., HealthHelp, Inc. and Amerifit Brands, Inc. He served as a Director of Health Grades, Inc. from December 2004 to March 28, 2006, Forum Group, Inc. since 1994, CCS Consolidated, Inc since 2002 and Patient Infosystems Inc. since December 23, 2005. He served as a Director of CareGuide, Inc. (formerly known as Coordinated Care Solutions) since January 25, 2006. Mr. Pacala served as a Director of Benu, Inc. and Millennium Pharmacy Systems, Inc. He served as a Director of Touchstone Health HMO, Inc. Mr. Pacala holds an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School, where he graduated with distinction, and a B.A. from Hamilton College where he graduated, magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa.