Supply Chain Providers
We have a great line-up of speakers for our supply chain provider panel.
University of Utah Health – Administrative Director
Brian Pollick, joined the University of Utah Health system in November 2014, as the Administrative Director of Supply Chain Management. Brian has 34 years of experience focused on healthcare Supply Chain & Materials Management. He served as the AVP of Supply Chain for IASIS Healthcare in Franklin TN. Prior to that, he worked for HealthTrust Purchasing Group (GPO) as a Corporate Account Director. In 2000, he dabbled in the B2B healthcare market as a Contract Administrator for Ventro/Promedix. Brian started his career in 1986 working for HCA St. Mark’s Hospital in several Supply Chain capacities. He has been fortunate to work his entire career, based out of Salt Lake City, Utah. Notable experience; Brian sat on the HealthTrust Purchasing Group Supply Chain Advisory Board for 4 years. Pollick is an AHA “CMRP” Certified Materials & Resource Professional.
Uintah Basin – Director of Supply Chain
HonorHealth – AVP Supply Chain
Ryan Kirane serves as the Associate Vice President Supply Chain Operations for HonorHealth, responsible for Procurement, Logistics, and Investment Recovery programs. His career reflects over 20 years of healthcare leadership in Supply Chain Management, Sustainability, and Innovation. He was one of the founding members of the Arizona Healthcare Materials Management Association and served as Chapter President from 2015-2016. Ryan holds an MBA from Arizona State University and is CMRP and FACHE certified.
Mayo Clinic – Southwest Director of Supply Chain Management
Bruce Gilmore is the Director Supply Chain Management for Mayo Clinic’s Southwest Region. He is relatively new to healthcare but brings 30 years of high-tech manufacturing supply chain leadership experience to Mayo. Bruce is also a Professor of Practice on the faculty of Arizona State University’s Supply Chain Management department where he teaches Executive MBA, graduate and undergraduate courses and does research in areas of interest. His expertise was developed during a fruitful career with Intel Corporation in multiple areas of supply chain leadership including: strategic sourcing, supplier development / relationship management, planning, logistics / distribution, materials management, 3rd-party outsourcing, and capital equipment selection/development. Bruce is also a founding member and past Managing Director of ASU’s Supply Chain Executive Consortium, the corporate advisory board for the Department of Supply Chain Management at the university.
Presbyterian St. Luke’s/HPG – VP Resource Management
UC Health – Director of Supply Chain for the North Market
I currently work for UCHealth as the Director of Supply Chain for the North Market which includes 4 hospitals, 525 clinics across the system, and I lead out all on-boarding and integration into the UCHealth system.
My family is most important to me, and I have been happily married for over 17 years to a beautiful, wonderful, supportive, and understanding spouse. We have two amazing children, boys that are ages 13 and 9. They all bring me joy, and I am blessed to have them all a part of my life. We are also the proud parents of a Beagle mix named Kipper.
In my free time, I am very engaged in the Boys Scouts of America program and serve as the Cubmaster for our Cub Scout Pack; as well as the Scoutmaster for the Boy Scout program. We are chartered through our First United Methodist Church in which my family and I attend. Our family enjoys outdoor activities such as camping, hiking, and biking.
I graduated from Hastings College in Nebraska in 2001 after enjoying an athletic career of playing football as a Tight End and competing on the track & field teams throwing Discus and Hammer. My undergraduate degrees were in Sports Medicine and English. In 2013, I graduated with an MBA from Colorado State University. Currently, I am pursuing an Educational Doctorate in Organizational Leadership with the emphasis in Healthcare Administration from Grand Canyon University.
Franklin County Medical Center – Materials Management Director
Chancey Buttars is the Materials Management Director at Franklin County Medical Center in Preston, Idaho. He has 10 years’ experience in the Healthcare Supply Chain and 20 years’ clinical experience in the healthcare field. Working for a small county owned facility he has the opportunity to not only save the facility on spend, but to help save those in the community with their healthcare needs as well.