The Premier Management Team

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John Smith


John Smith was one of the founders of Premier Software Associates, Inc. (PREMIER) in 1994. At its first meeting, the PREMIER Board of Directors appointed John to serve as President. His history of superior product design, implementation, training, and problem resolution was the base for the team to launch a new company. John is a Graduate of Weber State University, Ogden Utah. Email:

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Mark Smedley

Vice President/General Manager

Mark helped form Premier Software in 1994. He brings 33 years of experience and expertise in project management, software engineering, programming, problem resolution and management. Before founding Premier, Mark held management positions at GTE Health Systems and Intermountain Health Care. Mark graduated from the University of Phoenix with a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration. Email:

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Steve Anderson

Vice President/Marketing

Steve has over 28 years of experience in software development and the health care industry. Prior to joining Premier, he worked for GTE Health Systems as a Product Team Manager. He specializes in product design, implementation, training, and problem resolution. Steve earned his Bachelors of Science from Cal State University, at Long Beach, and an MBA from Brigham Young University. Email:

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In Memoriam Rex Boman

Vice President/Development

Rex co-founded Premier Software in 1994. Prior to joining Premier, Rex honed his skills as a Senior Software Engineer at GTE Health Systems, along with 28 years of software engineering experience, consulting in a broad range of areas with an emphasis on IBM's iSeries. Rex graduated of Weber State University, with a degree in Computer Information Systems.

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Mike Patrick

Vice President/Operations

Mike has more than 21 years of experience designing, developing and implementing solutions. Prior to joining Premier, he was a System Analyst and Lead Programmer for GTE Health Systems. Mike holds a degree from Idaho State University. Email: