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As part of Navigant’s Healthcare performance excellence practice, Rob works with health systems on rapid improvement of the supply chain, focusing on reducing cost and improving quality.

Prior to Navigant, Rob worked at Allegheny Health Network, a seven-hospital system based in Pittsburgh. At Allegheny Health Network, he held various leadership roles including director of supply chain and director of business development. Rob also helped grow Provider Supply Chain Partners, a regionally- focused group purchasing organization, from 12 hospital members to 74 members during a three year period. This regional GPO managed over $1.3 billion in clinical and nonclinical spend. Previously, Rob worked for the supply chain consulting firm, The Denali Group. Rob also served in various supply chain delivery, sales, and leadership roles at SAP Ariba.

Rob has written several articles on topics relating to the healthcare supply chain.

Education
M.B.A., with highest distinction, Case Western Reserve University
B.A., Stanford University
Certifications
Lean Six Sigma
Membership and Activity Information
Member, American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE)

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