Brian Sullivan, CSP, is one of the most well-known speakers, trainers and consultants in North America. Prior to starting PRECISE SellingTM, he worked for medical device manufacturer Welch Allyn, where he developed their award-winning sales and leadership training programs. He is also a member of the National Speakers Association and an internationally known expert on sales, leadership, and presentation and negotiation skills. Brian is one of less than 7 percent of professional speakers worldwide to have earned the Certified Speaking Professional Designation awarded by the National Speakers Association and the International Federation for Professional Speakers
He has been published in over 250 magazines and is the author of the book, 20 Days to the Top- How the PRECISE SellingTM Formula Will Make You Your Company’s Top Sales Performer in 20 Days or Less as well as PRECISE Leadership- The New Manager’s Guide to Becoming a Great Leader. Brian also co-hosts radio show/podcast Golf Underground on ESPN with MLB Hall of Famer George Brett where he gets to interview high achievers in sports and life.
Dee Donatelli, RN, CMRP, CVAHP
Experienced healthcare professional and nationally recognized expert in the field of healthcare value analysis and Supply Chain management. She holds a bachelor of science in nursing and a master's in business administration.
Having served the industry for over 40 years she is a popular speaker on the subject of clinical integration in healthcare supply chain. Donatelli has advised some of the country’s leading healthcare organizations on cost reduction and has established hundreds of value analysis committees nationwide. As a registered nurse Dee is poised to lead efforts guiding organizations and suppliers to an expanded realization of value through enhanced clinical integration in their value analysis process and spend management.
Dee is an active member and former president of the Association of Healthcare Value Analysis Professionals (AHVAP) where she helped to facilitate the creation of Value Analysis Certification. Dee is a current member and past Chair of the Association for Healthcare Resource and Materials Management (AHRMM). She has held certifications with both national organizations and has published and spoken at numerous conferences.
In recognition of exemplary contributions to Healthcare Supply Chain Management Dee was inducted into the Bellwether League Hall of Fame in 2015. She also served on that Board of Directors. In 2022 AHVAP awarded Dee their highest honor for dedication and extraordinary leadership in the value analysis profession and in 2023 she received the Gossett AHRMM Leadership Award.
Prior to joining Tract Manager now symplr, Dee served as the President and CEO of Mid-America Service Solutions, representing over 250 acute care and 1200 non-acute care facilities in a ten-state region. She has held numerous consultative leadership roles in high profile consulting organizations including, Cap Gemini Ernst and Young, Owens & Minor, VHA, Hayes Inc., Navigant, and Vizient.
Dave Edwards rejoined Premier Inc. in July as national vice president of business development. Edwards was with Premier from 1999 to 2016 as vice president of supplier relations and business development.
Most recently, he served as vice president of account management for Omnicell and senior vice president and general manager of strategic corporate accounts for Siemens Healthcare Solutions, where he managed strategic channels including GPOs, IDNs, the Department of Defense and the Veterans Affairs Administration.
Edwards was one of the principal architects of the Premier Field-Force strategy and then transitioned to Supplier partnerships during his original stint with Premier. His philosophical approach has always been to drive the “triple win” through an integrated supplier engagement strategy at Premier, focusing first on member value and then on supplier partner growth.
Edwards was a regional manager for Baxter prior to joining Premier in 1999 and began his career with American Hospital Supply in Los Angeles. He has a bachelor’s degree from DePauw University.
In addition to his experience in medical sales (Medical Data Electronics, Welch Allyn, D&D Medical), Don Sizemore is Microsoft-certified in multiple hardware and software applications, a Firefighter 1 first responder, a volunteer explosive and arson investigator, and an FAA-certified airman.
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