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Paul M. Black

Chief Executive Officer

Paul Black currently serves as board member and chief executive officer of Allscripts. As CEO, Paul guides company direction to fulfill its global commitment to build Open, connected communities of health.

Prior to joining Allscripts in 2012, Paul spent more than 13 years with Cerner Corporation in various executive positions, retiring as Cerner’s chief operating officer in 2007. During his tenure with Cerner, he helped build the company into a market leader in healthcare information technology with more than $1.5 billion in annual revenue. Paul also spent 12 years with IBM Corporation in a variety of leadership positions in sales, product marketing and professional services.

Paul has served on several private company and nonprofit boards of directors for companies in healthcare information technology, healthcare services and consumer Internet marketing. He is currently immediate past chairman and an officer of Truman Medical Centers, a 400-bed safety net academic hospital in Kansas City, Mo. Paul holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Iowa State University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Iowa.

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Rick Poulton

President

As president of Allscripts, Rick Poulton is responsible for day-to-day operations of all business units. Rick initially joined Allscripts in 2012 as chief financial officer to oversee the company’s financial operations, business development and strategy.

Rick served as the chief financial officer and treasurer for AAR Corp. after joining the company in 2006 as vice president of acquisitions and strategic investment. He spent more than ten years at UAL Corporation in progressively more senior financial and business development roles, including senior vice president of business development as well as president and CFO of the company's loyalty services subsidiary. He also served as vice president of finance for online retailer Ourhouse.com. Rick began his career in the audit practice of Arthur Andersen & Co., LLP, where he held multiple increasingly responsible positions.

Rick has served on the board of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting, with honors, from Marquette University and a Master of Business Administration, with concentrations in strategy and finance, from Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management.

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Rich Berner

Senior Vice President, Health Systems and Population Health Solutions Management

As Senior Vice President, Health Systems and Population Health Solutions Management, Rich Berner oversees the acute and population health business units, which help healthcare organizations drive smarter care with solutions that support clinical, operational and financial efficiencies and a strong population health management strategy.

Previously, Rich served as Senior Vice President at Caradigm, a Microsoft/GE joint venture where he led the client organization. He also served in a number of executive roles at Cerner Corporation, overseeing client success. Most recently, he led a number of Cerner’s agile business units and launched emerging businesses. He also led Cerner’s Middle East and Africa operations from Dubai and served as Vice President and General Manager for Cerner’s academic and children’s hospital clients.

Before joining Cerner, Rich was a partner at TechEmpower, a strategy consulting and custom software developer. Prior to that, he served as Chief Operating Officer for FreeDrive, an online storage company, after beginning his career as a software engineer at Tellabs, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and Internal and External Communications Inc.

Rich graduated as an Evans Scholar from the University of Illinois with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science Education.

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Brian Farley

Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Administrative Officer

As executive vice president, general counsel and chief administrative officer, Brian Farley provides leadership on the day-to-day legal affairs of the company and advises the board of directors and executive management on matters including contracts, partnerships, employment, litigation, regulatory affairs, privacy and intellectual property. Brian also leads Allscripts human resources and marketing organizations, which includes portfolio marketing, public relations and communications, corporate events and more.

Prior to joining Allscripts, Brian served as general counsel for Google’s Motorola Mobility Home business, where he managed all legal matters and operations for the nearly $3.5 billion operation until its sale to Arris Group, Inc. He was also a member of Motorola Mobility’s president’s staff and served as his primary legal counsel. In 2012, he led the successful global regulatory and antitrust review process for the $12.5 billion sale of Motorola Mobility to Google, Inc. Before his experience with Motorola, Brian spent more than six years in various senior leadership positions and general counsel roles for three communications technology companies.

Brian earned his law degree from The George Washington University National Law Center. He holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Colorado and a Bachelor of Arts in international political economics from The Colorado College.

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Alan Fowles

President, Allscripts International

Alan Fowles is President of Allscripts International with responsibility for operations and business development. With more than 30 years’ in global health care, he has extensive experience driving growth and developing leaders for healthcare technology companies.

Prior to joining Allscripts in December 2016, Alan served as Senior Vice President & General Manager of Nuance communications, leading its international healthcare business. Previously, he held increasingly responsible positions at Cerner Corporation, culminating in his role as vice president and managing director for EMEA and vice president in Europe.

Originally a clinician, Alan held a variety of senior hospital management and clinical positions within the United Kingdom and Scandinavia. He holds an Executive MBA from Ashridge Management College, affiliated with City University, London.

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Lisa Khorey

Executive Vice President and Chief Client Delivery Officer

Lisa Khorey is the Executive Vice President, Chief Client Delivery Officer for Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, a publicly traded company (NASDAQ-MDRX) that provides electronic health record technology and other health information technology to over 180,000 physicians, 2,700 hospitals and 13,000 extended care organizations. Lisa leads all aspects of delivering Allscripts solutions to its clients, including professional services, managed services, support and hosting.

Prior to joining Allscripts, Lisa was an Executive Director in Ernst & Young’s Healthcare Advisory Services Practice, specializing in analytics. Serving EY’s largest clients across the US and Australia, she led teams to deliver client business transformation projects, manage benefits realization and provide analytics as a service.

Lisa spent 20 years in a variety of technology leadership roles at UPMC, one of the largest integrated delivery and financing organizations in the US. Lisa spearheaded and led UPMC’s Enterprise Analytics Program, and was responsible for oversight of enterprise systems, including data aggregation platforms, business intelligence tools and master data management. She also spent several years as a UPMC hospital chief information officer.

Lisa has an MBA from Duquesne University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Information Science from the University of Pittsburgh.

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Jim Morrison

Senior Vice President, Solutions Development

Jim Morrison leads solutions management for the broad Allscripts portfolio. Before joining Allscripts in 2017, Morrison was Senior Vice President and General Manager of the EMR/Managed Services line of business within McKesson’s Enterprise Information Solutions. Jim had profit and loss responsibility for these solutions, along with operational responsibility for product management, development and services. He has more than 25 years’ experience managing IT services, development, product management and operations. Jim also has background in the healthcare and online banking industries, having gained valuable perspective integrating customers’ products at Healthdyne Information Enterprises and RJL Consulting Services, Inc.

Jim holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature from the University of Dallas in Irving, Texas, and a Master of Business Administration from Emory University in Atlanta.

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Dennis Olis

Interim Chief Financial Officer

Dennis Olis, Interim Chief Financial Officer, is responsible for all financial operations, including controllership, tax, internal audit, financial planning and analysis, treasury, and investor relations. Dennis has been with Allscripts since 2012, serving most recently as Senior Vice President, Operations.

Dennis joined Allscripts after 28 years at Motorola, where he started as a cost accounting manager and took on ever-increasing responsibility, culminating in his last two positions as Corporate Vice President of Finance, Research and Development, Portfolio Management and Planning; and Corporate Vice President of Mobile Device Operations. He put his extensive experience in operations strategy, implementation, pricing, organizational effectiveness and international mergers and acquisitions to work in service of various boards in India, Turkey, Poland, Germany, the Czech Republic and Australia. He structured a $32 billion manufacturing outsourcing deal and led factory sales negotiations in the US, Scotland, Ireland and India.

Dennis also serves as a Board Director of Chicago’s Shakespeare Theater, a leading international theater company. Dennis earned his Bachelor of Science in Finance from Marquette University and holds a Master of Business Administration in Accounting from DePaul University’s Kellstadt Graduate School of Business.

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John Sage

Senior Vice President, U.S. Hospitals and Health Systems Sales

John Sage, Senior Vice President of Client Organization, leads client operations and field intelligence while also overseeing the Outcomes Executive team, focused on maintaining high client satisfaction.

John joined Allscripts in 1999 as a client executive in the company's New England territory. Since then, he has assumed positions of increasing responsibility within the sales and client operations organizations. Prior to Allscripts, John was responsible for selling anesthesia information solutions to hospitals at Datex-Ohmeda (now GE). He began his career at Versyss, Incorporated, where he was responsible for selling practice management solutions to hospital-based clinics and physician practices.

John holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

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