Joanne Dempster is the chief financial officer at HealthAxis Group. Prior to joining HealthAxis, she served as the chief financial officer at OttLite Technologies, a lighting technology company, and Progressus Therapy, a school-based therapy and early intervention company for school districts and communities in the United States. Ms. Dempster has more than 20 years’ experience in financial management and served as the director of finance/controller and vice president of finance in the cellular tower Industry. She also served as an operating vice president of finance at the Home Shopping Network and director of accounting at TechData, a technology company in the Tampa Bay area. Previously, Ms. Dempster spent approximately seven years in finance at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida. She started her career at Ernst & Whinney, LLP where she was on the audit staff that focused on a variety of manufacturing, retail and distribution companies. Ms. Dempster earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting from the University of Central Florida and is also a Certified Public Accountant.