I am currently the Director of Strategic Sourcing & Value Analysis Services at Northwestern Medicine. I am responsible for strategy development, short and long term goal planning, leading change management, and directing a team of Strategic Sourcing Managers (SSM) who specialize in one or more service line spend categories, as well as the Procurement Analytics team and Value Analysis team. My team and I are also in charge of optimizing efficiencies in product decision-making and strengthening partnerships between hospital C-suite executives, supply chain, physicians, clinicians, and operational leadership. In my time at Northwestern Medicine, I have been in different clinical, operational, and administrative roles. In these roles, I have been able to develop translatable skills such as: building strategic programs, change management, project management, working and presenting to C-suite Executives, influencing change, gaining stakeholder buy in, as well as working with high performing, collaborative teams. I am currently the Chair for the NM Latinx Champion Network which is a workforce-led network of resource groups (chapters) for members and allies of underrepresented communities that: Promotes diversity, equity and inclusion and engenders a sense of community and belonging Demonstrates NM commitment to Teamwork and appreciation of diverse talents at all levels of the organization Partners with key departments to: Participate in community outreach Support cultural responsiveness education opportunities Enhance workforce development
What is your current career title or dream job?
Current career title is Director Strategic Sourcing & Value Analysis Services Dream job: Senior Vice President, Chief Supply Chain Officer
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Education & Current License State of Illinois Registered Nurse May 2003 – Present Lewis University May 2015 Master of Business Administration Master of Science in Nursing University of Illinois at Chicago May 2003 Bachelor of Science in Nursing Community Outreach • Financial Liaison, New Life Community Church East Humboldt Park (2015- Present) • Director of Nursing, Bank of America Chicago Marathon (2007-2012)
Organizations & clubs
NM Champion Network Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA).
What languages do you speak?
English & Spanish
Hobbies & interests
Singing, hosting, career development, coaching, dancing