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Judi Beachum Joins Ovation Fertility as Vice President, Human Resources

Beachum brings deep experience in healthcare human resources to Ovation’s growing national IVF services operations

(Nashville, Tennessee) November 30, 2021 – Ovation® Fertility is pleased to announce the addition of Judi Beachum to its senior leadership team. As vice president, human resources, Beachum will be responsible for leading Ovation’s human resources operations, bringing valuable expertise in culture definition, recognition, mergers and acquisitions, executive and management development, succession planning, identifying future leaders, recruiting, compensation, benefits, employee relations, and compliance with labor laws.

“Judi’s extensive experience in healthcare human resources is a great fit for Ovation’s needs,” says Paul Kappelman, Ovation chief executive officer. “We are a rapidly growing, nationwide company with a diverse employee base serving patients and physicians in multiple markets. Judi has the experience and talent we need to support our existing employee base as well as our future growth. We are delighted she has chosen to join us in our mission to deliver the best possible IVF and fertility care services to people who need them to grow their families.”

Beachum comes to Ovation after serving in HR leadership roles since 1999. She has a wealth of experience leading human resources operations for a diverse range of healthcare organizations, including Tennessee Oncology, HCA, St. Thomas Health Systems, Pierian Biosciences and MedCore Medical Group. She has also provided consulting and executive placement business through her own business, Abundant Resources, founded in 2007.

“As a parent whose life has been immeasurably enriched by fertility treatment, joining Ovation is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to work in a field of medicine that I am passionate about,” Beachum says. “This is my opportunity to help improve the lives of people who work in a specialty that has improved my life in so many ways. This feels like coming full circle for me. I will get the chance for my passion to play out in a way that helps me realize my own goals, while supporting a company that is making a positive difference in people’s lives.”

A member of the national and local Society of Human Resources Management for her entire career, Beachum completed her Bachelor of Science degree at University of Tennessee at Martin, followed by her Master of Arts degree in industrial and organizational psychology at Middle Tennessee State University.


About Ovation Fertility

Ovation® Fertility is a national network of reproductive endocrinologists and scientific thought leaders focused on reducing the cost of having a family through more efficient and effective fertility care. Ovation’s IVF and genetics laboratories, along with affiliated physician practices, work collaboratively to raise the bar for IVF treatment, with state-of-the-art, evidence-based fertility services that give hopeful parents the best chance for a successful pregnancy. Physicians partner with Ovation to offer their patients advanced preconception carrier screening; preimplantation genetic testing; donor egg and surrogacy services; and secure storage for their frozen eggs, embryos and sperm. Ovation also helps IVF labs across America improve their quality and performance with expert off-site lab direction and consultation. Learn more about Ovation’s vision of a world without infertility at www.OvationFertility.com.