Patty Purpur de Vries

About Patty

Patty was a 9-time NCAA All-American Athlete at Stanford University and started her own fitness & wellness company in 1995. Her clients included Cisco, Yahoo!, Google and Safeway. In 2009, she sold her corporate wellness division to Plus One (now Optum) and co-founded the Stanford Health Promotion Network (SHPN). SHPN has over 65 member organizations including Cisco, Apple, Visa, Kaiser, Blue Shield, Linked-In and many others ( Patty is now the Director of the SHPN as well as the Director of Strategic Projects for the Stanford WellMD Center (

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