Our Management Team


Mike Purcell
Executive Vice President of Business Development

Mike Purcell is the Executive Vice President of Business Development at Embanet. He is responsible for developing relationships with higher education institutions and programs, building strategic relationships with industry partners, and enhancing our Business 2 University program.

Prior to joining us, Mr. Purcell was Vice President of Sales at Software Secure, the leader in educational testing software. Mike has held Senior Management positions in the Higher Education industry for the last 10 years including Senior Vice President of Sales roles at Sungard Higher Education and at Collegis. Prior to that, he spent 18 years at IBM in a number of Sales and Marketing Senior Management positions. Mr. Purcell holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Cornell University.