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PWH® is built upon a strong history of women leaders in the healthcare supply chain industry who continue to create a platform for progressive leadership and mentoring for the next generation.

Empowering Women to Lead and Succeed

Upcoming Events

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    • 08/05/2021
    • 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM (EDT)
    • Your computer or phone

    August 5, 2021  |  4 PM ET

    Join us for the New Member Touchpoint as your introduction to PWH®. You will learn about the beginning of PWH® from founding members, discover key ways to engage with others in PWH®, and get all your questions answered. This is meant to be an interactive session and an opportunity to network with other new members of PWH®.

    • 08/24/2021
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (EDT)
    • Your computer or phone

    August 24, 2021 |  1 PM ET

    Join Vicky Lyle, Chair of PWH, as she leads a discussion with Shana Neal, Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resource Officer of Owens & Minor and Judy Johnson, PhD, Vice President, Organizational Effectiveness Practice and Executive Coach at Aspirant about the importance of women empowering and supporting other women. We will discuss:

    • Breaking down the perception of women competing
    • Tips and tricks for supporting women
    • The importance of taking risks
    • Executive Coaching

    About the Speakers:

    Vicky Lyle (Moderator)
    Owens & Minor

    Vicky is the Vice President of Industry Associations at Owens & Minor, where she leads the Company’s involvement with industry and trade organizations worldwide. She currently serves on the executive board for Professional Women in Healthcare (PWH) as the Chair for the 2021 and 2022 term. She also serves on the board of Healthcare Supplier Diversity Alliance (HSDA) and serves on the Council of Supplier Diversity for Health Industry Distributors Association (HIDA). Vicky has been with Owens & Minor for 30 years, contributing business and technical expertise across all facets of the supply chain.

    Most recently, she served as Operating Vice President, Service Line Strategy, where she was responsible for the development of the inventory solutions platform along with service line operations, implementation and support.

    In her time with the Company, she has led several strategic cross-functional projects, including business acquisitions, distribution center strategy, and the creation of Owens & Minor’s Third Party Logistics (3PL) service offering.

    Vicky holds a B.A. in Business Administration from Averett University, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude.

    Shana Neal
    Owens & Minor

    Shana joined Owens & Minor in March 2018 as Senior Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer and became an Executive Vice President in February 2020.

    A global Human Resources executive who specializes in leading organizational growth and transformation, she has developed a proven track record of success in change management, performance management, executive coaching, and building and executing growth strategies.

    Shana previously worked for Becton Dickinson (BD), a $17B global medical device & technology company, in a variety of senior leadership roles across both the medical and life sciences segments, eventually rising to the role of Senior Vice President, Human Resources. Additionally, she successfully led the organization and talent integration for (Bard and CareFusion) the two largest acquisitions in BD’s history.

    Shana holds an M.A. in Human Resources Development from Clemson University and is a graduate of Columbia University’s Executive Education Program in Strategic Impact.

    Judy Johnson, PhD

    Judy is the Vice President, Organizational Effectiveness Practice at Aspirant. Judy partners with executives and leadership teams to engage and inspire employees in a way that delivers sustainable strategic results. She brings deep expertise and creative ideas to solve organizational effectiveness issues and closely collaborates in a way that builds internal capabilities. Judy has spent over 25 years consulting in a variety of industries, bringing her expertise in behavior to a wide range of organizational issues including organizational behavior change, leadership, change management, culture and engagement.

    Judy holds an M.A. in Industrial / Organizational Psychology from Western Michigan University and a PhD in Applied Behavior Analysis from Western Michigan University.

    • 09/02/2021
    • 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM (EDT)
    • Your computer or phone

    September 2, 2021  |  4 PM ET

    Join us for the New Member Touchpoint as your introduction to PWH®. You will learn about the beginning of PWH® from founding members, discover key ways to engage with others in PWH®, and get all your questions answered. This is meant to be an interactive session and an opportunity to network with other new members of PWH®.

    • 09/16/2021
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (EDT)
    • Your computer or phone

    September 16, 2021 |  1 PM ET

    Join Brooke Elliott, PWH Vice Chair Organizational Leadership Development, as she leads a discussion with Lindsay Powers, Senior Vice President of People at Premier, Amy Campbell, Chief Administrative Officer at Yankee Alliance and Dan White, President Workforce Solutions at AMN Healthcare about engaging the workforce following the unprecedented events this past year.

    Organizations have recently had to navigate various challenges such as sustainability and/or refinement in workforce engagement strategies.  Our panelists will provide insight into:

    • How leaders from various organizations define employee engagement
    • Workforce observations of the past year, including the voice of the employee
    • Various strategies deployed for sustained and increased engagement

    About the Speakers:

    Brooke Elliott (Moderator)
    Director, Education & Enablement
    Sourcing Operations, Premier

    As Director, Supply Chain Education and Enablement, Brooke is responsible for establishing the business strategy and tactics for enabling talent through overall education and enablement activities, building role-specific curricula, and helping create a coaching and learning culture.  She leads the Supply Chain Services internship and acts as the primary liaison for campus relationships to identify and build a pipeline of talent at Premier. 

    Brooke previously served as Contracting Specialist and Negotiations Manager, where she negotiated nursing contracts for Premier’s membership, and Director, Contracting Resource Center, where she led initiatives to centralize talent discovery, training, and development of staff, as well as standardize work.

    Prior to joining Premier, Brooke worked as a Contract Specialist for ThermoFisher where she responded to RFPs and negotiated projects bid to the National Institutes of Health.  She also performed 2-Dimensional Gel Electrophoresis as a Research Associate for Large Scale Biology.

    Brooke has a Lean Healthcare Project Certification from North Carolina State University, an Executive Leadership Certification from Cornell University, and is pursuing her Professional and Executive Coaching Certificate through MentorCoach.  She currently holds the Organizational Leadership Development Vice Chair role for Professional Women in Healthcare. 

    Brooke currently lives in Rock Hill, South Carolina with her husband, 3.5-year-old son, and 14-year-old dapple dachshund.  Her hobbies include coaching, mountain biking, snowboarding, interior design, gardening, reading professional development/leadership books, and baking cakes. 

    Amy Campbell
    Chief Administrative Officer
    Yankee Alliance

    Amy Campbell, Chief Administrative Officer at Yankee Alliance, is responsible for Contracting, Analytics, Information Technology, Marketing and Human Resources departments. She oversees the development and effective implementation of the strategic direction for the Analytics and Contracting teams, including oversight of the development of new business intelligence tools and strategic sourcing programs. She is responsible for Information Technology policies, initiatives, and efficient management of IT resources. She aligns Human Resources programs with Yankee Alliance’s business strategy to maximize organizational effectiveness. Amy also acts as Yankee Alliance’s Chief Compliance Officer and directs all aspects of the organization’s legal affairs.

    Amy’s experience has included over twenty years of Human Resources leadership in varied industries, such as biotechnology and insurance.

    Amy has a Master’s of Arts degree in Industrial & Organizational Psychology from Colorado State University and a Bachelor’s of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of New Hampshire. She currently serves on Premier’s Strategic Advisory Committee.

    Lindsay Powers
    Senior Vice President, People

    As Senior Vice President of People for Premier, Lindsay Powers is responsible for human resources, organizational development, talent management and facilities. Previously, Powers was Vice President for Organizational Development & HR Business Partners for Premier. In this role, she led the strategy development and execution for Premier’s talent management,
    learning and development, and strategic HR business support. She previously served as HR Business Partner Director where she provided key strategic partnerships in human capital management for the executive and senior leadership team of the supply chain, direct sourcing and performance services divisions of Premier.

    Before joining the Premier team, Powers worked as the Director of Human Resources for Ettain Group where she led the human resource function, inclusive of compensation and benefits design, performance management and leadership coaching. Powers has also served in director and management positions in human resources and leadership development departments at Family Dollar Stores where she led a team of organizational development, change and learning, and talent management professionals responsible for delivering talent development and learning programs across the enterprise.

    Powers earned her BA in communications from Keene State College. With over 17 years of human resources experience, Powers has established herself as a trusted advisor, thought partner and leader within her space. She is passionate about driving organizational effectiveness in an ever-evolving workforce through innovation and practical application.

    Dan White
    President, Workforce Solutions
    AMN Healthcare

    Dan White is a seasoned executive with a proven track record of driving high-growth business outcomes through market disruption, innovative solutions, strong client and partner relationships, and sound strategy. As President of Workforce Solutions, he is responsible for reshaping the way AMN Healthcare delivers its suite of workforce solutions to a diverse client base, including the industry-leading Managed Services Programs (MSP), Vendor Management Systems (VMS), and open marketplace for healthcare.

    Mr. White leads the go-to-market activities for AMN, including sales, solution design, implementation, partner strategy and engagement and ongoing program management for the company’s largest and most strategic clients.

    Mr. White founded SkillSet Software in 1993 and has continued to build his career through sales and operational leadership roles across many industries. Mr. White is passionate about helping healthcare organizations improve their patient experience by aligning their business and workforce strategies, and advancing digital innovation and disruption for the industry.

    He possesses an entrepreneurial spirit, has built innovative products to address pressing needs in the marketplace, and has implemented large scale workforce programs at companies including Convergys Corporation and IBM. Mr. White is also a recognized industry spokesman, speaking regularly on the topics of workforce lifecycle management, recruitment best practices, human resources systems design, talent optimization, and other related subjects. He received a BBA in Accounting from the University of San Diego in 1985.  He is married with two children, and resides in Rancho Santa Fe, California.

    • 09/16/2021
    • 5:30 PM - 6:15 PM (EDT)
    • Your computer or phone

    September 16, 2021  |  5:30 PM  ET

    Grab your favorite cocktail or mocktail and lets chat virtually. Every Cocktail Hour Chat will feature a different topic, so take a look at the schedule and don’t forget to register for each session that piques your interest.  This is meant to be an interactive session and an opportunity to network with other members of PWH®.

    • 09/21/2021
    • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM (CDT)
    • Hyatt Regency O'Hare, Rosemont, IL, HIDA Streamlining Healthcare Expo & Business Exchange, Rosemont Ballroom

    PWH members are invited to attend a networking lunch during the Streamlining Healthcare Expo & Business Exchange. A leadership workshop will immediately follow.

    Space is limited, register now!

    PWH Member Luncheon

    Time: 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    Location: Rosemont Ballroom
    PWH Members Only - Included in conference attendee registration

    • 10/06/2021
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (EDT)
    • Your computer or phone

    October 6, 2021 |  1 PM ET

    Have you ever stopped to think about the total cost associated with running a meeting?  How about a poorly run one?  Meetings are an important communication and collaboration tool.  However, if not run effectively they are a productivity drain. 

    Time is our most precious resource. So, training everyone on best practices around meeting management is critical.  Help everyone understand what tools should be used and when they are most critical.  

    Join us to learn best practices on how to run a highly effective meeting.   

    Learning Objectives:

    • Learn what should be done before, during and after a meeting to ensure the entire process is streamlined and efficient for all involved.
    • Learn the importance of defining the meeting objective and roles so that everyone is on the same page and understands why they are there.
    • Learn how to leverage Microsoft 365 apps to drive efficiency and improve accountability.

    About the Speaker:

    Jan Lehman

    Jan Lehman started CTC Productivity to help organizations minimize waste.  Wasted time, talent and technology. For over a decade, Jan and her team have helped thousands of clients nationwide to work smart and do more - dramatically improving profitability, employee engagement, and job satisfaction.  CTC has a proven track record of delivering results.

    As a Fortune 500 technology executive, Jan created and led highly effective teams that delivered structure and process by streamlining business processes and automating workflows.  Today she works with leaders to leverage insights, strategies and solutions to minimize waste and create a culture of productivity throughout their organizations.

    An international speaker, Jan serves on the Board of Directors for The National Association of Productivity and Organizing Professionals and is currently writing her first book.  She shares her passion for efficiency in her local community by helping non-profit organizations leverage productivity strategies to improve program effectiveness.

    To learn more about CTC Productivity, visit ctcproductivity.com.

    • 10/27/2021
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (EDT)
    • Your computer or phone

    October 27, 2021  |  12 PM ET

    The annual members meeting is an opportunity for all members to learn more about PWH® and to provide input into the vision and direction of the organization as we move into the future. 

    Please join us for an energetic conversation with
    PWH® Leadership, where we will discuss the highlights of 2021 and what we have planned for 2022.

    This webinar is for PWH® members only.

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