The 2018 Fall IDN Summit Faculty is listed below.  
Ann Ashley
Vice President of Talent and Organizational Development
Biltmore Center for Professional Development
Professional Development Workshop
Leadership Keynote

For over 30 years, Ann Ashley has watched Biltmore Estate grow from a small, family-owned business to a major attraction with 2,400+ employees that welcomes 1.5 million visitors annually. With a background in education and a proven track record building interpersonal relationships, Ashley rose through the ranks from restaurant server to Visitor Center Manager of the Biltmore Estate Winery to Guest Relations Manager of the Estate to become a Vice President with The Biltmore Company. Ashley’s commitment to Biltmore has been an integral part of a success story that continues today. Ashley’s leadership in business units and human resources has helped create positive results in team building and internal/external customer service. She encourages personal and professional employee development, monitors employee morale, and focuses on improving guest satisfaction and increasing profit.

Hector Boirie
Senior Vice President and Chief Resource Officer for the Resource, Engineering, and Hospitality Group
Providence St. Joseph Health
Clinical Integration Track: Panel: New Approaches to Healthcare Delivery

Hector Boirie serves as Senior Vice President/ Chief Resource Officer for the Resource, Engineering, and Hospitality Group for Providence St. Joseph Health. He is developing an industry-leading value oriented model to help transform how resources, hospitality, and engineering services (once known as supply chain) are delivered in support of PSJH’s strategic goals. Currently, his scope of responsibility impacts a $6 billion dollar space for the health system. This includes nearly six thousand caregivers engaged in clinical resource, food and nutrition, EVS, equipment management, clinical engineering, facilities engineering, and caregiver consumable related services. Hector has years of experience in health care industry beginning as a clinician at Madigan Army Medical Center, where among other roles he served as administrator of surgical services. Hector’s role at Providence began in 1993. Growing towards more responsibility, he managed System group purchasing for the greater organization until 2002. Most recently at MedAssets/Vizient, Hector provided executive management and consulting leadership for major industry clients across the country. Hector earned both his undergraduate and MBA degrees at Almeda University.

Vinny Boles
Major General US Army (Ret.)

IDN Summit Thought Leadership Panel

Gen. Vincent Boles is a career Army officer with over 35 years of experience. Highlights include managing the nation’s $27 billion ammunition account, assuming command of the Army’s War Reserve equipment six weeks before the attacks of 9-11, and flexing into operations in Afghanistan, Iraq and other locations, as well as deployment to Kuwait in preparation for the invasion of Iraq with 142 personnel, growing to a force of 8,000 soldiers, civilians and contractors in 90 days. From Kuwait, the General was forward deployed into Iraq where he assumed command of the 16,000 personnel responsible for providing all logistical support and services to the 150,000 members of the coalition. Following redeployment from combat operations, Gen. Boles led the training of 120,000 soldiers before his final Army assignment, serving as the Army’s Chief Operating Officer for Logistics Operations, overseeing the logistics strategy for the 1.1 million soldier Army. Today, Gen. Boles is president of Vincent E. Boles Inc., a leadership and logistics consulting service.

Teresa Lynn Dail RN BSN CMRP
Chief Supply Chain Officer
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Clinical Integration Track: Panel: New Approaches to Healthcare Delivery

Mark Dixon
The Mark Dixon Group, LLC
Supplier Strategies Track: Consolidation, Consumerism, and Transformational Change: Are You Ready?

Mark D. Dixon, R.Ph, M.H.A., FACHE, leads the Mark Dixon Group, LLC which provides medical suppliers and Integrated Delivery Networks (IDNs) consultative assistance in successfully navigating the changes in healthcare. He specializes in providing C-Suite level services to increase medical supplier relevancy/performance in an era of health reform and value creation, implement an Accountable Care Organization (ACO) strategy, create durable physician clinical integration network strategies, and develop and implement improved IDN triple aim results. He speaks regularly at national meetings to bring the voice of the IDN C-Suite to a wide variety of organizations and professional associations. Dixon brings 30+ years of healthcare leadership experience with a proven record of results in developing and sustaining market-leading organizations. Dixon was Regional President for Fairview Health Services where they developed and implemented an ACO strategy. Prior to joining Fairview, Mark was President/CEO of Community Hospitals of Indiana, Inc. in Indianapolis for 6 years and was with Allina Health for 17 years at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis as the chief executive.

Craig Else RPh, PharmD, MHSA
IntegraDose Compounding Services
Pharmacy Track: 503B Compounding Outsourcers

Craig Else is the Director of Innovation and Integration for Shared Clinical Services and Chief Operating Officer for IntegraDose at Fairview Health Services in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He received a B.S. in Pharmacy in 1991 from North Dakota State University, Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Minnesota in 2004, and a Masters in Health Service Administration from the University of St. Francis in 2010. Craig has held various pharmacy staff, clinical and leadership roles, has managed a large physician practice, and is currently working on a number of health-system business development projects.

Nick A Gaich BBA
Nick Gaich and Associates
Clinical Integration Track: Panel: Clinical Integration Partnership Opportunities

Nick Gaich is the founder and CEO of Nick Gaich and Associates, a firm dedicated to providing executive coaching, leadership development, strategic planning, and operational performance. Nick retired in 2012 as assistant dean of clinical and translational research operations, Stanford Center for Clinical and Translational Research and Education at Stanford University School of Medicine. Previously Nick was vice president of customer service and materials management and service line administrator for the Orthopedics and Sports Medicine at Stanford University Medical Center. During his tenure, his department received the Stanford Hospital Malinda Mitchell Service Quality Department of the Year Award and Stanford Hospital Outstanding Contribution and Achievement Award, and became the first and only non-clinical department to earn such recognition. Nick also served three years as partner and chief strategy officer of Appleseed Healthcare Resources, a firm dedicated to providing senior operations leadership personnel and education to the healthcare industry.

Maria Hames
HealthCare Links
Leadership Track: GPO Panel

Maria Hames joined HealthCare Links in March 1991. She has over 20 years of experience in the healthcare market. Her background includes working with companies in senior management roles in the arena of healthcare corporate development and national sales management. Ms. Hames has been involved in start-up and acquisition, operational/sales management, strategic planning, accreditation, practice management, managed care contracting and risk contracting. As a partner in HealthCare Links, her responsibilities include IDN sales and contract implementation on behalf of HealthCare Links’ clients. She simplifies very complex sales processes at some of the largest healthcare organizations in the country. More importantly, her relationships are built on trust with a sincere desire to see all parties benefit. Her educational experience includes a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Michigan and a Master’s Degree in business management from Pepperdine University.

Edmond Hardin
Vice President Supply Chain
Froedtert Health
Leadership Track: Panel: The Changing Landscape of Healthcare

Ed Hardin leads a supply chain organization of more than 150 personnel managing $600m in non-labor spend. Before joining Froedtert Health, Ed served as senior vice president Supply Chain Management at Beaumont Health, Michigan’s largest health care system. In this role, Hardin oversaw a team of nearly 450 personnel responsible for sourcing, contracting, purchasing, value analysis, inventory management, distribution, transportation, records management, supply chain informatics and mail services. In all, his team managed $1.4 billion in non-labor spending. Prior to joining Beaumont Health, he served in a similar capacity at CHRISTUS Health, a faith-based, international health care provider with locations in the United States and Latin America. Prior to CHRISTUS Health, he served at Resource Optimization & Innovation, the supply chain division of Mercy in St. Louis, MO. His more than 25-year career in supply chain performance and management solutions also includes consulting positions at Alvarez & Marsal, Deloitte & Touche and Ernst & Young. Ed is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives and a Certified Materials & Resource Professional for the Association for Healthcare Resource & Materials Management. He was elected to the national board of AHRMM to begin a three-year term in January 2017. A strong advocate of his profession, he serves or has served on several industry advisory boards including the IDN Summit, Wayne State University Global Supply Chain Program, Stryker, Amazon Health, McKesson and Health Connect Partners. He earned his master’s degree in health care administration from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and his bachelor’s degree from Westminster College in Fulton, MO.

Brent Johnson
Independent Consultant
Senior Executives Forum (Invitation Only)
Supplier Strategies Track: Panel: Supply Chain Leaders' Insights

Brent Johnson has been one of the most successful and recognized supply chain leaders in healthcare in the last 13 years. He has over 30 years of experience developing supply chain strategies for major companies in three industries. Brent has a passion for supply chain best practices and wants to help the healthcare industry recognize the value of managing supply chain more strategically. He has spoken over 100 times at major conferences, written many articles, received key industry awards and served on the board of directors of some of the leading industry organizations. From 2005 to 2015 Brent was Vice-President of Supply Chain at Intermountain Healthcare, creating an industry “Top 25 Gartner” Supply Chain Organization (#1 in 2016 & 2015) that achieved over $500 million in savings over ten years. In 2012, Intermountain Healthcare opened a new $40M, 325,000 sq. ft. Supply Chain Center considered one of the best in the industry. In 2014 Brent was inducted into the Bellweather League, which is a Hall of Fame for Healthcare Supply Chain Leadership. In August, 2015 AHRMM named Brent the recipient of the 2015 George R. Gossett Leadership Award. He has served on the boards of the Association for Healthcare Resource & Materials Management (AHRMM) 2012-2015 and Strategic Marketplace Initiative (SMI) 2011-2015). Before retiring Brent served one year as the President and CEO of Intalere when Intermountain Healthcare completed the purchase of Amerinet. Upon retiring in July, 2016, Brent and his wife spent 18 months in Oaxaca, Mexico as service missionaries for the Mormon (LDS) church. He has an MBA from the University of Utah. He resides in Centerville, UT and has four children and eighteen grandchildren.

Bonnie Kirschenbaum MS, FASHP, FCSHP
Consultant, Columnist
Pharmacy Track: Panel: Ethical Considerations in Healthcare Pharmacy Practice
Pharmacy Track: Breaking Barriers and Dispelling Myths Related to Drug Procurement and Payment
Pharmacy Track: 503B Compounding Outsourcers

Bonnie is a Health Care Consultant with senior management experience in both the Pharmacy section of large corporate healthcare organizations and teaching hospitals and the pharmaceutical industry. She has a particular interest in reimbursement issues, specialty pharmacy, and patient safety and in using technology to solve issues in each of these areas. She has proven success in developing and managing national pharmaceutical programs and strong leadership skills with expertise in strategic planning, negotiating GPO contracts and clinical trial agreements, developing and executing quality assurance programs as well as marketing clinical services and drug therapy optimization. Bonnie is a recognized industry leader in forging effective alliances between hospitals, physicians, pharmaceutical companies and distributors and has spoken extensively in these areas.

Mary Beth Lang
Healthcare Consultant

Pharmacy Executives Forum (Invitation Only)

Prior to founding Pensiamo, Dr. Mary Beth Lang was Vice President of HC Pharmacy Central, Inc., and Supply Chain Management (SCM) Commercial Services at UPMC. Prior to joining UPMC, Dr. Lang was President of Diagnostix at Amerinet and a Pharmacy Manager for UPMC. Dr. Lang's experience includes providing leadership as a member of the board of directors or committee member for many industry organizations, including: AHRMM (current: 2013-2017, Chair 2016); McKesson Pharmacy Executive Alliance (current); HPN Editorial Advisory Board (current); Federation of American Hospitals Pharmacy and Marketing Committees (current); Strategic Marketing Initiative Advisory Committee (current); and GS1 US Board of Governors (current); Committee GS1 US Healthcare. She regularly authors or contributes to industry articles covering topics on materials management, spend analytics, data standards in healthcare and benchmarking. Dr. Lang frequently speaks at industry conferences and symposia. She has served as adjunct faculty and guest lecturer at the University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University.

Michael Langlois
Healthcare Supply Chain Resource
Langlois & Associates, LLC
Senior Executives Forum (Invitation Only)
Supplier Strategies Track: Panel: Supply Chain Leaders' Insights

Michael T. Langlois recently left his post as senior vice president of supply chain at Beaumont Health System, a three-hospital Health System located in the metropolitan-Detroit area with over 1,750 licensed beds and over $2B in total revenue. Before assuming this role in November 2010, Mr. Langlois served Resurrection Health Care (Chicago) as its interim vice president of material management; as senior vice president for Daudlin, DeBeaupre and Company; and as senior vice president and chief supply chain officer with Ascension Health. Prior to joining Ascension Health in 2001, he was employed for almost 25 years by St. John Health, an eight-hospital system within the Ascension Health organization. Mr. Langlois earned a Master’s of Science Degree in health services administration from Central Michigan University and a Bachelor’s Degree in business administration from Wayne State University in Detroit.

Chris Maslin
Senior Director, Talent & Organizational Development
Biltmore Center for Professional Development
Professional Development Workshop

Chris is the Senior Director of Talent & Organizational Development for The Biltmore Company in Asheville, NC, and also serves as the Director of the Biltmore Center for Professional Development. His work includes oversight of recruitment, hiring, training, talent management, and strategic planning. Additionally, he provides overall direction and guidance for the professional development of Biltmore’s 2,400 employees, with the objective of maximizing growth and profitability as well as day-to-day leadership and management. Chris is well suited to successfully position any company in these fast-paced, highly competitive times. Over the past 15+ years, he has created and implemented modern training programs for a variety of age groups and learning styles. Chris excels in both leadership development and strategic/long-term planning. He also provides informative and entertaining facilitation in both individual and group settings with an audience that ranges from front-line staff to CEOs. Chris brings a fresh perspective to each group with whom he works, customizing programs to suit specific outcomes, helping clients drive results. Using a combination of e-learning and traditional methods, he has streamlined Biltmore’s internal education programs as well as its talent management and employee engagement strategies. Chris has delivered programs to numerous Fortune 500 companies, providing actionable take-aways for cultural transformation. Chris holds BS and MBA degrees with Beta Gamma Sigma distinction. He also holds a Senior Professional in Human Resources certification from the HR Certification Institute. Chris is a member of the Association for Talent Development and The Society for Human Resource Management. He has served on the North Carolina Travel Industry Association Education Task Force and was recognized as one of Asheville’s “40 Under 40” emerging business leaders by Mountaineer Publishing. He currently serves on the North Carolina Chamber HR/Employment Committee, Chief Learning Officer Business Intelligence Board, the Western Carolina University Hospitality & Tourism Advisory Board, as well as a number of non-profit boards in the Asheville area.

Timothy T Miller CMRP, MBA
Vice President Supply Chain Shared Services
Financial Performance Track: Panel: Maximizing Value Through Supply Utilization

Tracey P Moffatt MHA, BSN, RN
System Chief Nursing Officer & Vice President of Quality
Ochsner Health System
IDN Summit Thought Leadership Panel

Tracey Moffatt, MHA, BSN is the System Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) and Vice President for Quality at Ochsner Health System (OHS) headquartered in New Orleans, LA. As the System CNO, Tracey provides guidance to nursing leaders across the system to advance quality, nursing professional practice, safety and initiatives to make care affordable. She collaborates with OHS leaders in designing, providing and evaluating patient care and services; develops and manages the nursing and clinical operations’ portion of the budget; and exercises final approval and authority over all system nursing policies, procedures and standards of care. As the System Vice President for Quality, in partnership with the Chief Quality Officer, Tracey leads the quality initiatives including setting the vision and strategy for clinical care services and system-wide quality outcomes, performance improvement and accreditation functions. Tracey has more than 25 years of progressive healthcare leadership experience in nursing, operations and quality. Most recently, she has served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Wellmont Health System in Tennessee. Tracey holds a Master’s Degree in Healthcare Administration from Trinity University in San Antonio, TX and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Louisiana State University Medical Center. Tracey currently serves as the New Orleans District representative on the Louisiana Organization of Nurse Executives Board of Directors and is a member of the Women’s Healthcare Executive Network, Inc. In January of 2018 Tracey was appointed by the Governor of Louisiana to the Louisiana State Board of Nursing.

Dennis Mullins MBA
SVP Supply Chain Operations
Indiana University Health
Financial Performance Track: Panel: Best Practices for Consolidated Services Centers

Dennis Mullins, MBA, CMRP, joined Indiana University Health as Senior Vice President, Supply Chain Operations in May of 2015. Prior to IU Health, Dennis was at Baylor Scott and White Health in Dallas, Texas, where he led a large supply chain team as their Corporate Director of Supply Chain Integration. He also previously served in Supply Chain roles at Shands at The University of Florida and HCA Healthcare, among other organizations. Additionally, he honorably served in the United States Air Force for 10 years as a medical materials specialist. Dennis is a seasoned healthcare professional with more than 30 years of supply chain experience as an effective leader along with a proven ability to meet and exceed strategic supply chain goals. He holds an MBA from Amberton University and he is a candidate for a doctorate in business administration from Grand Canyon University.

Michelle O'Connor M.Ed
President and CEO
CMR Institute
Supplier Strategies Track: Gaining Market Access Through Value-based Selling

Michelle O’Connor is President and CEO of CMR Institute. For the last 24 years she has increased the Institute’s ability to provide education needed in a rapidly evolving healthcare market. From new hire, leadership, sales, market access, to managed markets, Michelle ensures that CMR Institute creates resources that improve the performance and effectiveness of commercial sales teams. Michelle has a strong interest in and passion for working with organizations to develop and implement innovative learning and development initiatives that increase ROI. CMR Institute is sought after by life sciences companies to increase sales and market share through our applicable blended learning resources. Over the past 50+ years, the company has provided expert training for more than 150,000 biopharmaceutical, medical device, and other life science professionals worldwide. These training resources are created in partnership with industry experts, assuring the content is relevant and actionable.

James Carl Olsen MBA
Atrium Health
Clinical Integration Track: Panel: Integrating Supply Chain with Clinical

Jim Olsen is Senior Vice President of Materials Resource Management for Atrium Health in Charlotte, NC. He is responsible for all aspects of the supply chain, including contracting, distribution, value analysis, transportation, linen, international medical outreach and Carolinas Shared Services, a regional group purchasing organization. Atrium Health is the second largest public healthcare system in the nation. It owns, leases or manages 42 hospitals, nursing homes, physician practices and other healthcare-related operations. These operations comprise more than 2,500 employed physicians, 8,000 licensed beds and over 60,000 teammates. Jim received his undergraduate degree in economics from UCLA, and an MBA from Bellarmine University in Louisville, KY. Jim also serves on the Board of Directors of The Heineman Foundation of Charlotte and is Past Chair of Premier’s Strategic Advisory Committee. In 2015, he was named to the Bellwether League Hall of Fame. Prior to joining Carolinas HealthCare System Jim was the Vice President of Materials Management at Humana Inc., Galen Inc., and Columbia and Columbia / HCA.

Allen Passerallo
Senior Director Supply Chain
Cleveland Clinic
Financial Performance Track: Panel: Maximizing Value Through Supply Utilization

Allen Passerallo has served as the Sr. Director of Sourcing/Purchasing since July 2013. Previously, he served as the Director of Sourcing and Contracting for the surgery category within Cleveland Clinic Supply Chain. He was responsible for identifying, sourcing and negotiating cost savings and utilization opportunities for all surgical subspecialties with the exception of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery. He held that position from January 2008 – July 2013. In addition to managing and coordinating multiple sourcing projects Allen oversees a transactional group responsible for requisition to receipt. In his current role he is responsible for all sourcing and purchasing transactions for clinical, non-clinical and capital acquisitions. In addition, he oversees the sourcing and contracting for Excelerate, co-owned healthcare GPO between Cleveland Clinic and VHA. Before joining The Cleveland Clinic, Allen functioned as the Head Athletic Trainer at Mt. Sinai Medical Center in Cleveland Ohio. He was involved in direct patient care while overseeing contracting and medical coverage for a variety of high school, college and commercial sporting events. Allen’s clinical experience along with his operations experience has allowed for continued growth within Cleveland Clinic Operations.

Brent Petty CMRP
Executive Industry Consultant - Healthcare

Supplier Strategies Track: Panel: Supply Chain Leaders' Insights

Brent Petty is Executive Industry Consultant for Healthcare, at Lexmark International, Inc. Brent joined Lexmark in 2015 after serving 12 years as System Vice President, Supply Chain for Wellmont Health System, Kingsport, TN. In addition to his Lexmark responsibility currently has the distinct honor in being the 2015 Chairman of the Board of the Association for Healthcare Resource Materials Management. (AHRMM). Petty earned his professional designation as a Certified Materials Resource Professional (CMRP) through the AHA Certification Center, a division of the American Hospital Association.

Trac Pham
Corporate Director
Advocate Health Care
Pharmacy Track: Panel: Ethical Considerations in Healthcare Pharmacy Practice

Mark Pinto MD, MBA
Medical Director of Surgical Services and Orthopedic Service Lines
Trinity Health
Leadership Track: Panel: Physician Engagement in the Supply Chain

Mark Pinto MD, MBA, actively practices orthopedic surgery and subspecializes in sports medicine and shoulder surgery. He received his undergraduate education at Miami University (zoology) and then attended the University of Michigan Medical School. He completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at the University of Michigan followed by a fellowship in sports medicine arthroscopic and reconstructive surgery at the Southern California Orthopedic Institute. He has practiced at St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea Hospital for 18 years and at the Ann Arbor Veteran's Administration Medical Center since then. He is a recent graduate of the Ross Business School (MBA) at the University of Michigan and currently splits his time working at the Trinity Health System Office. Currently, he is both the Medical Director of Surgical Services and the Orthopedic Service Line. Mark is married and has two children. Allison attends MIT and Joey is a junior in high school. In his free time, he pursues hunting, fishing and watersports with his family.

Kerry Schwartz
Senior Medical Officer, Supply Chain Management
Adventist Health System
Leadership Track: Panel: Physician Engagement in the Supply Chain

Kerry Schwartz is a clinical and interventional cardiologist/electrophysiologist with over 35 years of experience with direct patient care, with hospitals and large, single specialty practice executive leadership, and with cardiac rhythm device and arrhythmia innovation, pharmacologic research and education. He is the Senior Medical Officer, Supply Chain Management at Adventist Health System, where he is responsible for contracting for 40+ hospitals in the Adventist Health System. He also chairs the Technology Assessment Committee, which evaluates current and new, innovative technology, procedures, and products, and makes recommendations to physician service line leaders and C-suite. Dr. Schwartz is a founding partner of the Florida Heart Group, a widely recognized, innovative clinical and interventional cardiovascular practice and served as group president for two terms. He has served as an active member of the American Heart Association and president of Central Florida Chapter and as a volunteer instructor and Assistant Professor of Medicine UCF College of Medicine.

David E. Skarda MD
Senior Medical Director, Center for Surgical Value
Intermountain Healthcare
Leadership Track: Panel: Physician Engagement in the Supply Chain

Dr. David Skarda is the Senior Medical Director of Intermountain Healthcare's Center for Surgical Value. He is clinically active at Utah Valley Hospital (UVH) and Primary Children's Hospital (PCH). At both facilities he evaluates and manages the broad range of emergent and elective pediatric surgical problems. He is the site director for pediatric surgery at UVH. Between 2011 and 2015 Dr. Skarda practiced pediatric surgery at Primary Children's Medical Center (now Primary Children's Hospital) and focused his academic and administrative work on improving the management of appendicitis, pyloric stenosis, and gastroparesis. Dr. Skarda has authored several case reports including EC-CPR for pediatric hypothermic arrest, ECMO for respiratory failure in pediatric trauma patients, and persistent hemobilia after percutaneous liver biopsy. He presented the EC-CPR for pediatric hypothermic arrest data in Shanghai, China at the meeting of the Pacific Association of Pediatric Surgeons.

Scotty Smiley
United States Army

Inspirational Keynote

Scotty Smiley is from Pasco, a small city in Washington state. After high school he attended the United States Military Academy in West Point, New York. After four great years, he graduated and moved to Fort Benning, Georgia and attended Infantry Officer Basic Course and Ranger School. Soon after he moved to Fort Lewis, Washington where he led a 45 man Platoon. In 2005 while leading his Platoon in Mosul, Iraq, Scotty found himself in front of a suicide car bomb. After the man blew himself up, shrapnel blew through Scotty’s eyes leaving him blinded and temporarily paralyzed; he woke up in Walter Reed Army Medical Center a week later. Though questioning his faith, Scotty made a decision to forgive and rebuild his life and continue to serve in the Army, becoming the first blind active-duty officer in military history. The Army Times named Scotty “Soldier of the Year” in 2007 and in 2008 he won an ESPY as the world’s Best Outdoor Athlete. After receiving a Master of Business Administration from Duke University, Scotty taught the core course in leadership at West Point and then commanded the Warrior Transition Unit at West Point’s Keller Army Medical Center. Scotty is a recipient of the Army’s prestigious MacArthur Leadership Award and holds an honorary PhD from Mount Saint Mary College in Newburgh, NY. In 2010, Scotty received a Father of the Year award in New York and in 2011 received the Christopher Award for all he has given and continues to give. Since then, Scotty attended the Maneuver Captain Career Course in Fort Benning, Georgia, and then moved to Spokane, Washington where he held a position with the Gonzaga University ROTC Department, teaching and mentoring America’s future leaders. After many years of service, Scotty retired from the military in 2015. Over his military career, Major (Retired) Smiley received a Bronze Star and Purple Heart; Combat Infantry Badge, Ranger Tab, Airborne Wings and Combat Diver Qualification Badge. He currently works with the capital markets department at Drexel Hamilton out of New York as an investment banker for corporations and banks around the world. With a passion for using his story to build hope in this world, Scotty authored Hope Unseen in 2010 and now travels all over the country speaking and sharing his message of perseverance, courage and hope. He is an avid adventurer and has completed the Coeur d’Alene Iron Man, climbed Mt. Rainer, gone skydiving, surfing and is always looking for his next chance to try something new. Scotty is married to his high school sweetheart, Tiffany and the couple lives in Pasco and are the proud parents of Grady Douglas, Graham Elliott, and Baylor Scott.

Thomas Howard Stewart MBA, CMA
Director of SCM Performance Consulting
Mayo Clinic
Financial Performance Track: Supply Chain Data and Metrics

Tom has 19 years of experience at Mayo Clinic. Over the last 14 years he has been in Supply Chain Management as Director of the Performance Consulting Team. Tom also spent five years in Mayo’s Accounting and Revenue Cycle. Prior to joining Mayo Clinic, he spent 13 years working at IBM in various finance roles.

William Paul Stitt CMRP FAHRMM CHFP
Chief, Supply Chain Management
University of Mississippi Medical Center
Leadership Track: Panel: The Changing Landscape of Healthcare

William Stitt currently serves as the Chief Supply Chain Officer at University of Mississippi Medical Center and is also the Principal and Chief Operating Officer of Credibility Healthcare, LLC, a full-service supply chain and operations consulting firm. Throughout his 27+ years in the healthcare supply chain, he has held various executive level positions in a variety of settings to include integrated delivery networks, academic medical centers and community hospitals from 90 beds to over 900 beds. He has an established record of building high performing supply chain departments and meeting and exceeding operational goals. Bill is a Certified Materials Resource Professional and has achieved Fellow status in the Association of Healthcare Resource and Materials Management and is a Certified Healthcare Finance Professional through HFMA. He is also a former AHRMM President and Region 5 Board member.

David E Stumbaugh
Vice President, Supply Chain Management & Pharmacy
Hawaii Pacific Health
Clinical Integration Track: Panel: Integrating Supply Chain with Clinical

David Stumbaugh began his career in banking in 1992 by joining Huntington Bancshares Incorporated in Columbus, Ohio. In 1995, he relocated to Honolulu, HI and joined Central Pacific Bank. In 2001, he left banking to join Hawai‘i Pacific Health as a Business Manager for their community benefit grant programs. In 2003, he was promoted to Director of Finance and Administration for the Hawai‘i Pacific Health Research Institute and to Director of Financial Planning for Hawai‘i Pacific Health in 2004 where he was responsible for all fiscal aspects of the corporate parent company and philanthropy subsidiaries including budget development and tracking and reporting. In 2015, he moved to Director of Financial Planning for Straub Medical Center (a subsidiary facility of Hawai‘i Pacific Health) where he was responsible for all fiscal aspects of the hospital and its related clinic operations. In 2017, Mr. Stumbaugh was promoted to Vice President, Supply Chain Management and Pharmacy where he currently provides strategic direction and leadership for the corporate supply chain management operations with overall accountability for corporate centralized procurement, contract negotiation and management, inventory management, purchasing, receiving, storage, distribution, central supply, PAR stock replenishment, mail room/copy center and asset management for all supplies, services, pharmaceuticals and equipment utilized by Hawai‘i Pacific Health and its subsidiaries. Mr. Stumbaugh holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree from The Ohio State University and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa. He holds a Certified Public Accountant certificate and is a member of the inaugural Health Management Academy’s General Electric CFO Fellowship graduating class of 2013. Mr. Stumbaugh coached youth sports in the Honolulu community and was a board member of the Manoa Youth Baseball League from 2006 to 2015. He currently serves as a mentor to students in the Maryknoll High School MX Scholar Program.

Lisa Marie Thakur CPA, MBA, FACHE, FHFMA
Senior Corporate Vice President, Ancillary Operations
Scripps Health
Clinical Integration Track: Panel: Integrating Supply Chain with Clinical

Lisa Thakur was named Corporate Senior Vice President of Ancillary Operations in January 2018. In her role she is responsible for all services and business at Scripps that are not hospital or ambulatory care. This includes home health, laboratory, imaging and other business services. Thakur joined Scripps Health in 1998 at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla, where she was first chief financial officer and later chief operating officer. In 2013, she was one of four site executives tapped to move Scripps toward a horizontal, matrixed organizational structure. As corporate vice president, clinical and support services, Thakur took system responsibility over supply chain, endoscopy, perioperative services and pharmacy, bringing new system alignment to these functions which resulted in cost savings of $130 million over six years. Prior to joining Scripps Health in 1998, Lisa worked as a finance and business manager at Good Samaritan Medical Center in Phoenix. She also managed financial operations and human resources for Freedom Plaza Retirement Center/Care Center in Peoria, AZ. Thakur is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. She currently serves on the National Board of Examiners for the Healthcare Financial Management Association, where she is a past member of the National Advisory Council. She also is a member of the Association for Healthcare Resource & Materials Management and the Association of Perioperative Registered Nurses. Thakur holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Washington, and a Master of Business Administration from Arizona State University. In 2010, she received the Tribute to Women in Industry (TWIN) award from the YWCA. In 2014, she received a Medal of Honor from the Healthcare Financial Management Association as well as an ACHE Regent’s Award.

Joe Walsh
Coach | Educator | Advisor
Supply Chain Sherpas, LLC
Leadership Track: Panel: The Changing Landscape of Healthcare

Joe Walsh is a visionary leader with a 20-year track record of leading nationally-recognized supply chain transformations and new business development ventures at multibillion dollar organizations. Joe recently started an innovative practice called Supply Chain Sherpas, which provides distinctive talent management solutions designed to help unlock the transformative potential of the healthcare supply chain. Supply Chain Sherpas offers executive coaching, mentoring, strategic advisory services and education services to both Providers and Suppliers. For most of the last decade, Joe has continued to learn healthcare and its supply chain nuances while in progressive leadership roles at Pensiamo and at Intermountain Healthcare. Joe served as the Executive Vice President of Operations for Pensiamo, where he led sourcing, purchasing, accounts payable, integrations and account management for UPMC while developing Pensiamo’s offerings for external clients. Previously, Joe served as Intermountain Healthcare’s Vice President of Supply Chain & Chief Procurement Officer where he led the award-winning transformation effort and helped the team earn the number one ranking in Gartner’s “Healthcare Supply Chain Top 25.” Individually, Joe was recognized as the “Contracting Professional of the Year” in 2013 by Healthcare Contracting News.

Gunter F Wessels Ph.D., M.B.A.
Practice General Manager
Clinical Integration Track: Panel: New Approaches to Healthcare Delivery

Dr. Wessels founded LiquidSMARTS℠. He leads the global practice and is a member of the leadership team. He is passionate and dedicated to the improvement of human performance and ethical business practices in sales and marketing. His expertise comes from more than 25 years in the healthcare industry, including 14 years as a consultant to global and local marketing and sales teams. His clients gain rapid performance improvement through analysis, design, implementation of market approach, and commercial operations execution. He leads the field in providing micro-learning for business professionals. His micro-learning approach teaches people essential soft-skills and influencing and leadership behaviors in a few minutes per day. Dr. Wessels is a sought-after speaker on the practical implications of industry change, and accelerating performance during disruption. Dr. Wessels has a Ph.D. in Management with an emphasis in Marketing and Psychology from the University of Arizona, an M.B.A. from the A. Gary Anderson Graduate School of Management, and a B.S. in Biology from the University of California.

Tony Ybarra CMRP
SVP CHC Supply Trust
Community Hospital Corporation
Financial Performance Track: Supply Chain Data and Metrics

Tony Ybarra serves as Senior Vice President, CHC Supply Trust. In this role he manages initiatives to develop and implement comprehensive supply chain management strategies on a company-wide basis and ensures that quality-based initiatives are implemented in order to gain the greatest value from CHC’s supply expenditures and resource utilization. He provides services to owned, managed and consulting clients in the area of supply chain. He also establishes and implements strategies aimed at improving CHC’s procurement activities on a consolidated basis by selecting and negotiating agreements for supplies, pharmaceuticals, equipment and services. Tony has over 30 years of materials management experience in the healthcare industry. Prior to joining CHC in 2007, Tony managed a corporate materials management department that serviced surgical hospitals and surgery centers nationwide. He also has extensive materials management and operational leadership experience working within multi-hospital health systems, large physician groups and individual physician practices. Tony brings to the team an expertise in procurement, negotiation and material controls. Tony is a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles. Tony is an active member of the Association for Healthcare Resource & Materials Management (AHRMM) and The Council of Supply Chain Executives. He is a Certified Materials & Resource Professional.

Lamont Yoder MSN, MBA, RN, NEA-BC, FACHE
CEO for Banner Baywood, Banner Gateway, Banner Heart, Banner MD Anderson
Banner Health
IDN Summit Thought Leadership Panel

With over 30 years of healthcare experience, Lamont’s initial career began in open heart critical care as a nurse and evolved into progressive leadership roles as an executive in three large nationally known healthcare systems. His passion for talent development led his own career through executive roles in six hospitals across both non-profit and for profit integrated healthcare delivery systems to his most recent role as the CEO over four facilities in Banner Health. Lamont is responsible for the partnership and relationship with the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, and for the fastest growing campus in Banner Health. Currently Lamont leads the acute care participation in Banner Health’s new “Winning the Consumer” journey to reinvent healthcare known as the Imagine journey. The Imagine journey is an effort to move boldly and quickly to rewrite the rules in creating models of providing care when, where and how consumers want it, with convenience, affordability and exceptional quality. Lamont’s undergraduate degree is in nursing, and his graduate degrees are in Nursing Science and Administration, Managing Information Systems and Business Administration. Lamont will graduate in 2019 from the Healthcare Management Academy’s GE Fellowship for executive administration. He serves in numerous civic and professional organizations and Boards, including the Mesa Chamber of Commerce Board, the American Cancer Society Regional Board and as the current nationally elected Board member of the American Organization of Nurse Executives and on the American Hospital Association Board Operations Committee. Lamont and his wife Charlene reside in Scottsdale, Arizona with their 11 year old son, Ryan and 9 year old daughter, Julia. They have a passion for travel and are actively involved in the sport of purebred dogs having bred over 50 champion Cavalier King Charles Spaniels and shown dogs in eight countries. Lamont is also an AKC dog show judge, and recently judged his first dog show in Australia.

Kelley Young
Director, Strategic Sourcing
Trinity Health
Leadership Track: Panel: Physician Engagement in the Supply Chain

Kelley Young has over 30 years of healthcare leadership service. Her experience includes management across inpatient and outpatient care settings in Maternal Child and Cardiovascular Service Lines. As a Director of Strategic Sourcing for Trinity Health, Kelley led sourcing strategy portfolio of spend in excess of $750 Million for the service lines of Cardio and Peripheral Vascular, Imaging, Orthopedic Joints, Trauma and Spine. She developed and manages the Strategic Sourcing Implant Database which collects data on orthopedic joint and spinal cases representing over 350,000 patient cases. Kelley recently accepted a new position as the Director of Supply Chain Clinical Informatics to create an enhanced platform to integrate clinical, operational, and financial data in support of clinical excellence leadership councils at Trinity Health. Kelley is a trailblazer for implementing the Clinically Driven Supply Chain at Trinity Health. Kelley is a graduate of Eastern Michigan University and the Strategic Leadership Program of Trinity Health.