J. Hayes Batson
President and CEOMr. Batson
directs all areas of Epotec business including finance, administration, operations, sales and marketing, and product development.Mr. Batson
founded Epotec in 1997 with Dr. Richard D. Flanagan after submitting a business plan for an Internet behavioral health company as part of a competition while at the University of Chicago, Graduate School of Business.
Previously, Mr. Batson
was a management consultant at McKinsey & Co., where he
performed corporate strategy, operations and organizational studies for clients in a variety of industries, including healthcare.Mr. Batson
was also an investment banker at William Blair & Co., where he
worked on a number of healthcare and pharmaceutical company initial public offerings (IPOs).In addition, he
served as a financial consultant to American Home Health Services, a Minneapolis-based provider of personal and healthcare services for people with disabilities.Mr. Batson
holds an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, and graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio with a B.A. in psychology and economics.