Speakers

Paul Begala

PLENARY SESSION SPEAKER

Paul Begala is a commentator for CNN, where he is part of the political team that has won both an Emmy Award and a Peabody Award.

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Sherman Curtis

Senior Manager, Supply Chain Solutions Intermountain Healthcare

Sherman Curtis is a Sr. Manager, Supply Chain Solutions for Intermountain Healthcare. His experience covers over 25 years in healthcare supply chain management and hospital administration.

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Dennis Daar

Breaking through as a Small Business Workshop

Dennis has been in the medical supply and device industry for over 38 years. For the past 19 years he has been the Managing Partner for Medical Strategies International,(MSI).

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Mark Dixon

President The Mark Dixon Group, LLC

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.

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Mark Eastham

Pharmaceutical Workshop

As head of McKesson RxO®, Mark leads highly trained pharmacists, consultants and specialists who work with healthcare leaders to reduce drug spend, increase supply chain efficiency, maximize reimbursements, improve profit through cost and revenue initiatives, and increase medication safety.

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Brent Gee

Associate Vice President of Strategic Programs at Vizient

Brent Gee is Associate Vice President of Strategic Programs at Vizient.

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Andrew Gill

Breaking through as a Small Business Workshop

Andrew (Andy) Gill – Andy is currently working at LifePoint Health as Sr. Director, Contracts and Value Analysis, leading a team of professionals with responsibility for product sourcing, standardization, vendor selection/integration, and operational improvements.

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Diane Gossier

Director of National Accounts at Healthmark Industries

Diane Gosser is currently the Director of National Accounts at Healthmark Industries.

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Michael D. Gray

Breaking through as a Small Business Workshop

As an SSM Health system leader, Michael is accountable for the strategic integration and operations of the supply and non-labor spend of all entities of SSM Health.

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Neil Howe

PLENARY SESSION SPEAKER

Neil Howe, best-selling author and national speaker, is a renowned authority on generations in America.

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Sam Kumar

Breaking through as a Small Business Workshop

Sam Kumar is President and CEO of MYCO Medical, responsible for strategic vision, leadership, and corporate management.

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Myla Maloney

Vice President of Strategic Accounts for Premier Applied Sciences

Myla Maloney is the Vice President of Strategic Accounts for Premier Applied Sciences with 17 years of experience in strategic account management, healthcare sales, marketing, customer segment strategy, sales leadership and pharmaceuticals.

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US Representative Stephanie Murphy

Congressional Speaker

U.S. Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy proudly represents Florida’s Seventh Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives.

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Kent Petty

Chief Information Officer

As the Chief Information Officer of HealthTrust Mr. Petty is responsible for enterprise application development and services, business intelligence and analytics, and enterprise architecture supporting our community of ~1,500 hospitals, 39,000 sites of care, and 1,500 commercial customers in the US and UK.

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Kerry Price

Senior Vice President of Operations

Ms. Price serves as Senior Vice President of Operations, she is responsible for the oversight of the FAH’s annual Public Policy Conference and Business Exposition and leading the FAH’s Exposition Advisory Committee.

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Susan Schrupp

Senior Vice President and Chief Purchasing Officer for Community Health Systems (CHS)

Susan Schrupp is Senior Vice President and Chief Purchasing Officer for Community Health Systems (CHS).

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Senator Rick Scott

Congressional Speaker

Rick Scott was elected to the U.S. Senate in 2018 and is currently serving his first term representing the state of Florida.

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Marc Short

PLENARY SESSION SPEAKER

Marc Short served as Assistant to the President and Director of Legislative Affairs at the White House for President Donald J. Trump.

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Kyle Skiermont

Pharmaceutical Workshop

Kyle Skiermont is the Chief Operating Officer for Fairview Pharmacy Services, a leading health system based pharmacy organization in Minneapolis, MN.

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Tom Swapp

Sr. Principal, Purchased Services Consulting

Tom leads the Advisory Solutions consulting practice for Purchased Services at Vizient. This expanding practice now consists of 60 subject matter experts covering the areas of Food and Nutrition, Biomed, EVS, Facilities, Finance and Accounting, IT, HR and Clinical Services.

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Mark Tambussi

Senior Vice President, General Manager Healthcare Equipment Finance

Mark Tambussi is Senior Vice President, General Manager of PNC Equipment Finance Healthcare Business.

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Steve Vanderzee

Capital Equipment

Russell T. Young

Chief Financial Officer – East Florida Division

Russ Young joined HCA East Florida Division Office on June, 22, 2015 as Division Chief Financial Officer.

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