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SMI Announces New Chair-Elect and Board Members

Pictured top row left to right: Lisa Hohman, Chair-Elect, CEO, Concordance Healthcare Solutions, Kelly Quick, Vice President of Contract Solutions, Stryker; Pictured bottom row left to right, Eric Tritch, Vice President of Supply Chain & Support Services, UChicago Medicine; and Susan Louis, Vice President of Healthcare & Strategic Accounts, Staples

Kingston, MA (February 29, 2024): SMI®, a non-profit, community of healthcare supply chain organizations, has appointed 3 new Board members for 2024: Susan Louis, Vice President of Healthcare & Strategic Accounts from Staples; Eric Tritch, Vice President of Supply Chain & Support Services from UChicago Medicine; and Kelly Quick, Vice President of Contract Solutions from Stryker.

Lisa Hohman, CEO of Concordance Healthcare Solutions, is the Chair-Elect following Donna Drummond, SVP, Chief Expense Officer, Chief Sustainability Officer, from Northwell Health who currently serves as Board Chair since 2023. Hohman will begin her term as Board Chair in 2025.

The SMI Board of Directors includes twelve members, 6 provider partners and 6 industry partners to ensure a balanced representation of its membership which consists of leaders from large integrated delivery networks (IDNs) as well as suppliers, manufacturers, distributors, and service organizations. Hohman, Louis, Tritch, and Quick all serve on SMI Thought Leadership Councils, which operate as catalysts for collaborative action and focus on strategic imperatives including clinical integration, key strategic collaboration, intelligent supply chain, and diversity & inclusion. SMI Thought Leadership Councils give members the opportunity to work side-by-side with industry peers to connect on key topics over time that are shaping the future healthcare supply chain.

Hohman, a member of SMI since 2010 and a Board member since 2020, said, “it is an honor to be selected as the next Board Chair for an organization known for its commitment to the healthcare supply chain industry. I am very grateful to be part of this remarkable group doing such important work. I look forward to serving the SMI community, alongside many of my mentors and colleagues.”

Jane Pleasants, SMI Executive Director said, “the SMI Board sets the strategic direction of SMI and plays an integral role in representing the collective voice of our member-driven organization. The SMI staff and I are excited to welcome Susan, Eric, and Kelly to the Board, as we continue the important work to improve the healthcare supply chain. Having personally known Lisa throughout her tenure at SMI, I know she will be a tremendous Board Chair with a visionary spirit.”

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SMI provides a nexus for healthcare providers, suppliers, and distributors to network and collaborate on innovations that drive meaningful improvements in supply chain agility, efficiency, and resilience. We provide a unique, non-commercial community where members forge long-term relationships as they work together to improve patient care. For more information about SMI, including a complete list of members, visit: