Meet the YPAC
Alex Webb is the Procurement Operations Manager at The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD. In 2017, he earned his Master of Business Administration from Bellevue University with a concentration in finance and received his Certified Materials & Resource Professional (CMRP) certificate in 2018. He is currently serving as Chair for the AHRMM Young Professionals Advisory Council (YPAC) and is excited to collaborate with other young professionals to connect, advice, represent, and engage current and future health care leaders. His passion and focus is utilizing evidence-based practice to accelerate supply chain initiatives leading to improved patient care.
Pauline Oyer is the Strategic Sourcing & Operations Director at University Health System in San Antonio, Texas. Pauline has her BSBA from University of the Incarnate Word and is set to complete her MBA from University of Texas at Tyler in December 2019. She earned her CMRP in December 2018. Pauline serves as Vice Chair for the YPAC where she is eager to help create pathways to promote and prepare young professionals to intentionally enter and make a value added impact in the healthcare supply chain field’s present and future needs.
Rachel Anderson is the Corporate Director of Supply Chain at Baptist Health in Montgomery, AL. Rachel holds a BS in Health Services Administration and a BS in Supply Chain Management from Auburn University. She is excited to collaborate with AHRMM as a part of the newly formed Young Professionals Advisory Council. Rachel joined the YPAC because she is passionate about mentoring and student outreach programs, and hopes to aid in fostering a sustainable framework that will engage, grow, and develop future health care supply chain leaders.
Scott Barrow is a Strategic Account Executive for Intalere and works on-site with Samaritan Health in Corvallis, Oregon. He completed an internship with Intermountain Healthcare in 2016 and thereafter graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Supply Chain Management from Brigham Young University. Additionally, he earned his CMRP at the AHRMM19 conference. Scott is excited to engage and connect with professionals through YPAC with the goal of affecting positive change in the industry.
Audrey Branyon is the Senior Strategic Sourcing Manager, Patient Care Services at MedStar Health in Columbia, Maryland. Audrey completed her MBA at West Texas A&M University in 2018, and holds a Bachelors of Industrial and Systems Engineering from Auburn University. In 2018, Audrey earned her Six Sigma Black Belt Certification from the American Society for Quality. Audrey’s greatest desire is to help people and patients through service. She is excited to be a member of YPAC in order to utilize her skillset to bring greater awareness to young professionals about a career in healthcare supply chain management.
Ryan leads the Sourcing Department at Pandion Optimization Alliance, a regional group purchasing organization based in Rochester, NY. He is responsible for strategic contract negotiations and awards as well as supplier relations and management. Before his role at Pandion, Ryan held progressively advanced roles in supply chain management over 9 years at Rochester Regional Health. He has experience in expense reduction, inventory management and onsite supply chain consulting. Ryan holds a master’s degree in health system administration from Rochester Institute of Technology. Ryan is eager to work with the YPAC to usher in a new era of supply chain leaders.
Roy E. Henry Jr. is a Supply Chain professional with a decade of experience in the healthcare and supply chain space. Roy is currently utilizing his skills at Great Expressions Dental Centers as a Senior Analyst. As a proud Temple University Fox School of Business Alumni he is an avid supporter of continuous self-improvement as displayed with his Lean Six Sigma Green Belt and CMRP certification. He is also pursuing a graduate degree in Supply Chain Management and Logistics at Florida International University (FIU). Aside from his professional career Roy enjoys the creative arts, outdoor activities, traveling, meeting new people, and sharing life experiences.
“The reason I joined YPAC is very simple. I understand that healthcare as an industry is in need of evolution, AHRMM as an organization is in need of bold new ideas, and I am always attracted to and in pursuit of forward progress. The purpose and intent of the YPAC combines all of these aspects together in a very unique way. Not to mention, I can do all this alongside the next wave of future leaders!”
Tina Nam is the Clinical Strategic Sourcing Manager at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. She completed her BS degree in Health Sciences at The Ohio State University and her MHA degree at The George Washington University. Tina has become a Certified Six Sigma Green Belt, Certified Materials & Resource Professional, and Certified Texas Contract Developer. She has served on the AHRMM Chapter Relations Committee and currently part of the AHRMM Membership Committee. Tina hopes that more young professionals will choose healthcare supply chain as a career to be part of the positive change to increase patient safety, increase quality, and reduce cost barriers.