James Otterbeck, BBA, MBA
Jim Otterbeck is the chairman of OnePoint Patient Care, the largest independently owned hospice pharmacy services provider. In November 2005, Mr. Otterbeck acquired Professional Pharmacy (a Tempe, Arizona‐based hospice pharmacy). Professional Pharmacy was renamed OnePoint Patient Care, LLC and has since expanded to nine locations and captured approximately 10 percent share of the rapidly-expanding hospice specialty care pharmacy market. OnePoint is the only major provider offering clinical expertise, custom compounding, and same‐day delivery to hospice patients from all of its dispensing locations.
Mr. Otterbeck began his career at IBM before transitioning to AT&T prior to attending business school. After joining Gemini Consulting post graduate school and becoming the managing partner of Gemini’s technology practice in Europe, he founded The VenCom Group, a focused private equity investment company. While at VenCom, he established several technology companies returning over 300 percent to minority investors. After the sale of its largest holding, OnePoint Communications, to Verizon in August of 2000, he assumed the role of Senior Vice President ‐ Broadband with Verizon until 2002.
After receiving his BBA in decision sciences from the University of Iowa in 1983, Mr. Otterbeck attended Northwestern University where he received his MBA in economics and marketing from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management in 1989.