John Brownrigg has over 30 years of professional experience in design, construction, and real estate with numerous types of projects. Mr. Brownrigg has always focused on improving business objectives through built environments. His current passion is to design and deliver healthy buildings that will improve population health throughout the entire continuum of care. Currently, Mr. Brownrigg is the Healthcare Market Leader for PEDCO, an Engineering and Architecture design firm in Cincinnati, OH. He has also served as the Vice President for Property and Facility Management for Ohio’s largest healthcare network, Mercy Health, and in a similar role for Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. Mr. Brownrigg has also worked for international corporations such as General Electric and Ericsson. John has a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Connecticut and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Texas at Austin.
Design Principal, Healthcare
Henry has more than 25 years’ experience in designing complex, large-scale projects for the world’s leading healthcare and educational institutions, including the Cleveland Clinic, Johns Hopkins Hospital, the Ohio State University, and Singapore Ministry of Health. His design approach blends together programmatic components and site attributes into a tailor-made solution that responds to the needs and culture of the clients and the patients they serve. Many of Henry’s projects have been acknowledged for design excellence through various publications, awards and peer recognition. He frequently presents current projects and contemporary issues in architecture for healthcare, medical education and scientific research. His competition-winning design of Ng Teng Feng (Jurong) General Hospital in Singapore is a new, prototypical community hospital intended to maximize sustainability in healthcare. The design targets Green Mark Platinum performance while addressing the balance between healthcare accessibility and quality of the care environment. Henry received his bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from National Taiwan University and master’s degree in architecture from Harvard Graduate School of Design.
As a senior consultant with FMI’s Research Services Group, Kevin Haynes provides a broad range of services to clients nationwide, including contractors, building product manufacturers, construction material producers and suppliers and industry related associations. Kevin’s primary responsibilities include the management and execution of research projects, involving primary and secondary research methods. Leveraging the experience and knowledge gained from working with his family-owned construction company in Central Pennsylvania, Kevin has helped numerous clients on strategy engagements and market assessments. He has led several of FMI’s Market Perceptions Studies. Prior to joining FMI, Kevin was a Teach for America corps member and taught eighth grade North Carolina History and English. He served in this highly acclaimed national service corps by committing to lead and manage a classroom for two years in an under-resourced rural school district. Kevin received his bachelor’s degree from Duke University, where he graduated with distinction. He majored in Sociology and received a certificate in Markets and Management.
Daniel is also responsible for implementing Audaxware, an equipment planning and logistics software tool, into the services HSG provides. Audaxware assists HSG personnel in the budgeting and logistics aspects of medical equipment consulting. The implementation of this technology is a major step towards solving the gaps in consulting, procurement and managing the logistics involved in medical equipment.
Associate Administrator Supply Chain Management
Charleston Area Medical Center
Steve Perry is the Associate Administrator Supply Chain Management at Charleston Area Medical Center in Charleston WV, where his responsibilities include Purchasing, Value Analysis, Linen Services, Logistics, Printing, Mail Room, Courier and Materials Data Management. He has over 30 years experience in Supply Chain Management. The CAMC Health System with 850 beds is comprised of four hospitals and over 30 clinics and physician office practices located through out the Charleston area. In his role as Corporate Director of Supply Chain Management, Steve reports directly to the Health System’s Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Perry served as Purchasing Manager for CAMC for eleven years prior to accepting his current position in January of 2009. Current projects include implementing a complete procure to pay (P2P) software solution for the system and continuous activities to reduce cost without impacting quality. Mr. Perry has maintained the AHRMM CMRP certification for the past 15 years. He is the past President of the West Virginia Healthcare Resource Material Management Chapter of AHRMM.
Director, Contracting and Resource Utilization
Sean Poellnitz is Director, Contracting and Resource Utilization for CHRISTUS Health. CHRISTUS Health is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost 350 services and facilities. In his role, Sean is heavily involved with change management, contracting strategy, GPO utilization, Value Analysis Committees, benchmarking integration and project management including working with senior executives (CEO, CNO, CFO, COO, and CIO) to drive positive change across CHRISTUS. He leads a team that manages a Capital Program with $1.3B of assets under management while coordinating contracting for Radiology, Lab, Cath Lab and Clinical Equipment. Formerly, Sean was the Contract Administrator at CHI Health Nebraska. Poellnitz, a native of Pittsburg, PA earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Finance from Tuskegee University in Tuskegee, AL. He has a graduate certification in Human Resource Management from Southern New Hampshire University and is currently completing his Masters in Organizational Leadership at Southern New Hampshire University in Manchester, NH. Sean and Shavon, his wife of 9 years, have one daughter.
Senior Director Facilities Management
Larry Rubin is a Life Safety Code Surveyor for The Joint Commission. Mr. Rubin performs accreditation surveys for The Joint Commission on a periodic basis and is an instructor for Joint Commission Resources, Environment of Care – Boot Camp. Mr. Rubin has more than 30 years of experience in plant operations and building maintenance, 20 of which have been in a health care setting. He is a certified plant engineer, certified energy manager, certified health care safety professional, and a certified health care facility manager. Mr. Rubin is currently the Senior Director of Facilities Management at The Cleveland Clinic. He is the former VP Facilities Management of Carondelet Health in Kansas City, MO, and the former Director of Facilities at BayCare Health System in Tampa, FL. Prior to that, he was the Director of Engineering at Brigham & Women’s Hospital in Boston, MA. Mr. Rubin holds a Master’s degree in Education Administration from the University of Massachusetts. He is also an amateur ham radio operator and founded the BayCare Emergency Amateur Radio System for disaster communications among BayCare hospitals.
managing new project development, design and construction of over $100M of new hospital projects in the last 3 ½ years. A seasoned management professional, Mr. Shaffer has been involved for 25 years in Healthcare Engineering and Facilities Management including projects with Tenant Healthcare, Catholic Charities, NASA, and UCLA Medical
Center facilities among others, as well several International projects involving Joint Commission International
Accreditation and Operations Program Development.