Bob is the Director for Premier’s Healthcare Innovators Collaborative, which supports a learning environment for a diverse group of manufacturers and suppliers. Their goal is to remain current on healthcare reform, explore implications for manufacturers, and support manufacturers in their ability to adapt in a changing environment.
Bob has acquired a variety of experiences over 30 years in the healthcare manufacturing sector. The majority of this time was in a market development role to introduce a number of first-in-class vaccines and medications in the U.S. market. This work supported standardizing evidence-based practices for management of large populations. By 2009, Bob shifted to the corporate level and re-designed commercial operations in preparation for federal healthcare reform. Serving as a National Account Director from 2010 to 2012, Bob was responsible for deployment of a new business model into the healthcare market. Later, Bob moved to a start-up venture using mobile healthcare technology to support consumer engagement. Bob Joined Premier in 2013 to support the Healthcare Innovators Collaborative.
Bob holds a Bachelors of Science degree from Wright State University in Biology/Chemistry, and Master of Arts degree from The Ohio State University in Education.