Past ACE Summit Faculty

Learn more about the distinguished healthcare executives and thought leaders who have spoken at an ACE Summit.

Jeremy Adams
Jeremy Adams
Healthcare Portfolio Solutions JLL
Vice President

Mohammad Alai
Mohammad Alai AIA, ACHA
AdventHealth
Architect, Senior Project Manager

Bill Alexander
Bill Alexander
BSA LifeStructures
Healthcare Principal

Russ Alford
Russ Alford
Turner Medical & Research Solutions
General Manager

Keith Allen
Keith Allen
LifePoint Health
Vice President, Capital & Construction

David Allison
David Allison FAIA, FACHA
Clemson University Architecture + Health Program
Alumni Distinguished Professor/Director

Katherine Anderson
Katherine Anderson
ECRI
Infection Preventionist

Frank Aucremanne
Frank Aucremanne
Cleveland Clinic
Executive Director

Kaitlyn Badlato, AIA, WELL AP
Kaitlyn Badlato, AIA, WELL AP
HKS
Architect, Researcher

Sara Bayramzadeh, Ph.D., M.Arch.
Sara Bayramzadeh, Ph.D., M.Arch.
Kent State University
Coordinator and Elliot Professor

Carrie Bell
Carrie Bell
Mercy
Executive Director of Capital & Medical Technology

Donald Bellefeuille
Donald G. Bellefeuille
NBBJ
Healthcare Strategist, Director


Charles Black
Charles Black
Real Estate Strategies, Inc.
CEO

Major General (Ret.) Vincent Boles
Major General (Ret.) Vincent Boles
United States Army
Major General (Retired)

Landon Boone
Landon Boone CSI, LEED AP
Ron Blank & Associates, Inc.
COO

Ralph Bowman Jr.
Ralph Bowman Jr.
Kaiser Permanente
VP, IT, National Facilities Services and Project Portfolio Management

Brian Bozeman
Brian Bozeman
ADAMS Management Services, Inc.
Executive Director

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Ryan Bradley
Inova Health System
Project Manager, Design and Construction

Greg Braithwaite
Greg Braithwaite AIA and ACHA
HuntonBrady Architects
Vice President, Healthcare Design/Practice Leader

Theresa Brigden
Theresa Brigden
Vizient, Inc.
Principal

Mary Beth Briscoe
Mary Beth Briscoe
Blue Heron Capital
Operating Advisor

John Brownrigg
John Brownrigg
FX Facility Group
Director, Pre-Construction Services

Renee Burnham, MBA, EDAC
Renee Burnham, MBA, EDAC
Gresham Smith
Senior Data and Research Specialist, Healthcare

Tim Burrill
Tim Burrill
AdventHealth
Senior Vice President

Wade Byerly
Wade Byerly
MERC (Medical Equipment Resources & Consulting)
President

Rodney Cadwell
Rodney Cadwell
Vizient, Inc./ HELP
Associate Principal - Medical Equipment Planning

Jody Campbell
Jody Campbell
The Guthrie Clinic
Contract Manager, Capital Sourcing / Construction Projects

Kyle Carpenter
Kyle Carpenter
Medal of Honor Recipient, Author

Gloria Cascarino
Gloria A Cascarino
Francis Cauffman Architects
Director of Medical Equipment Planning

Lisa Charrin
Lisa Charrin
Mitchell Planning Associates
Vice President


Frank Cirillo
Frank J Cirillo
Acurity Inc.
Vice President, Strategic Initiatives

Georgia Cochrane
Georgia Cochrane
Fairview Health Services
Manager, Supply Chain Contracting

Joe Colonna
Joe Colonna
Piedmont Healthcare
Vice President of Supply Chain

Sharon Conklin, RN, MBA
Sharon Conklin, RN, MBA
Catalyst
Director Healthcare Operations

Peter Costanzo
Peter Costanzo FMP
IMAGINiT
Director, Facilities Management

Robert Counter
Robert Counter AIA
LEO A DALY
Senior Associate, Director of Healthcare

Whitney Courser
Whitney Courser
Nuehealth
President


Donna Craft
Donna Craft
Premier, Inc.
Senior Director Facilities and Construction Service Line, Premier, Inc.

Kelly Craft
Kelly Craft
United Nations
Ambassador

Larry Creech
Larry Creech
RWJBarnabas Health
Senior Vice President, Perioperative & Emergency Services

Dennis Daar
Dennis Daar
Medical Strategies International
Managing Partner

Jacob D'Albora
Jacob D'Albora LEED AP BD+C
McVeigh & Mangum Engineering, Inc.
Director of BIM-FM Services/Associate Vice President

John Davanzo
John Charles Davanzo MBA, BSN, RN, CEN, NEA-BC, FACHE
Blue Jay Consulting
Consultant / Interim Nurse Leader

James Davis
James Davis
ECRI Institute
Manager, Infection Prevention & Control Services

Bethany Denning
Bethany Denning
People Pinnacle, LLC
Strategic Partner

Christine Dickinson
Christine Michele Dickinson LEED AP
Vizient, Inc.
Associate Principal

Mark Dixon
Mark Dixon R.Ph., MHA, FACHE
The Mark Dixon Group, LLC
President

Carolyn Duffner
Carolyn Duffner
GWS Healthcare
Content Marketing Manager

Patrick Duke
Patrick Duke
CBRE Healthcare
Managing Director, Global Workplace Solutions

John Duraes, CHFM
John Duraes, CHFM
Signature Healthcare - Brockton Hospital
Director, Facilities and Engineering

Melissa Edwards
Melissa Edwards AIA
PhiloWilke Partnership
Partner

John  Farnen
John Farnen LEED AP BD+C
Mercy
Vice President, Planning, Design and Construction

Ryan Felton
Ryan Felton
McCarthy Building Companies, Inc.
Project Director

Cory Ferari-Zimmerman
Cory Ferari-Zimmerman CPA, CGMA
ConfluenceHealth
VP of Finance

Diane Garrett
Diane Garrett
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Senior Sourcing Officer

Rebecca Gayden
Rebecca Gayden
Vizient
VP/GM, Capital Equipment Solutions

Michael Gerhardt
Michael Gerhardt
Intalere
Senior Director, Advisory Specialists

Lamont Gill
Lamont D. Gill
Healthcare Professional
Security Consultant

Adam Gill
Adam L. Gill
Duane Morris LLP
Attorney

Ric Goodhue
Ric Goodhue CMRP
CaroMont Health
Assistant Manager (Purchasing & Capital Equipment)

Kyle Green
Kyle Green
Healthcare Asset Network (HAN)
Founder and CEO

Tony Gribble
Tony Gribble
Vanderbilt Health Purchasing Collaborative
Vice President, Operations

Maria Hames
Maria Hames
HealthCare Links
Partner

Glenn Hammons
Glenn Hammons
Skanska USA Building Inc.
Project Executive

Mark Haney, FACHE, EDAC
Mark Haney, FACHE, EDAC
WellStar Health System
Senior Vice President for Real Estate, Facilities and Development

Mandy Hansen
Mandy Hansen
Seattle Children's Hospital
Director, Facility, Planning, Design and Construction

Kevin Haynes
Kevin Haynes
FMI Corporation
Senior Consultant

Clinton Hazziez
Clinton Hazziez
UNC Health Care
System Vice President, Supply Chain

Suzen Heeley
Suzen L. Heeley IIDA, LEED AP
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Executive Director, Design/Construction

Roger Herritz
Roger Herritz PE, LEED AP, EDAC
JLL
Senior VP, National Healthcare Lead - Project & Development Services

Ed Hiscock
Ed Hiscock
Trinity Health
Senior Vice President, Supply Chain Management

Ted Hood
Ted Hood
TLC Engineering
Senior Project Manager

Diane Hughes
Diane Hughes
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Director of Emergency Prepraredness

Andrew Hunt
Andrew Hunt
University of Chicago Medicine
Capital Equipment PM

Samantha Jacques
Samantha Jacques PhD, FACHE
McLaren Health Care
Vice President, Clinical Engineering

Jonathan Jasina
Jonathan Jasina
JLL
Vice President, Project and Development Services ,Capital Planning Practice Lead

Scott Jennings
Scott Jennings
Premier, Inc.
Director, Sales

Aaron Johnson
Aaron Johnson PE, LEED AP BD+C
TLC Engineering Solutions, Inc.
Managing Principal

Jacob Johnson
Jacob B Johnson MS CCE
Kaiser Permanente
Director of Clinical Technology

Arthur Jones
Arthur M Jones Registered Architect
University of Mississippi Medical Center
Construction Project Manager

Walter Jones
Walter Jones
The MetroHealth System
Senior Vice President of Campus Transformation

Tamar Katz
Tamar Katz
Providence St. Joseph Health
Executive Director, Equipment Strategy & Planning

Jeffrey Kent
Jeffrey Kent
Association of Medical Facility Professionals
President

Richard Killeen
Richard Killeen
Hackensack Meridian Health
VP, Corporate Purchasing

Kathleen Kinslow
Kathleen Kinslow CRNA, EdD, MB
Jefferson Health and Thomas Jefferson University
Chief Executive Officer, Aria-Jefferson Health; EVP & Chief Integration Officer

Jay Kirkpatrick
Jay Kirkpatrick
LifePoint Health
Vice President, Supply Chain Operations

Dave Kistel
Dave Kistel
Lee Health
Vice President, Facilities and Support Services

Jamie Kowalski
Jamie Kowalski
Jamie Kowalski LLC
President

Bob Kramer
Bob Kramer
Skanska
Vice President, Project Executive

Daniel Kromis
Daniel Kromis
HSG, Inc.
Managing Director

Larry Lacombe
Larry Lacombe CHFM
Medxcel
VP - Compliance, Support & Program Development

Michael Langlois
Michael Langlois
Langlois & Associates, LLC
President

Roger Larkin
Roger Larkin
Maury regional
Director Supply Chain

Isaac Larson
Isaac Larson
Froedtert Health
Executive Director, Enterprise Facility Services

Alan Lieber
Alan Lieber
Overlook Hospital/ Atlantic Health System
President/ VP

Jeff Little
Jeff Little
Premier
VP, SSE

Dale Locklair
Dale Locklair
Senior Vice President, Planning & Facilities Management

Lesa Lorusso
Lesa Lorusso
Gresham Smith
Healthcare Director of Research & Innovation

Ed Lovern
Ed Lovern
Piedmont Healthcare
COO

Dr. William Lowe
Dr. William Lowe
Northwell Health
Medical Director, Employee Health and Work Force Safety

Lance Mandiola
Lance Mandiola
CHRISTUS Health
VP, Facilities Management & Construction

Sara Marberry
Sara Marberry EDAC
Sara Marberry, LLC
Writer, Speaker, Marketing Consultant

Timothy Martin
Timothy Martin CMRP
CHRISTUS Health
Manager, Contracting/ Laboratory & Supplier Diversity

David Martin, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP, BD+C
David Martin, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP, BD+C
FreemanWhite
Director, Architecture

Kyle Maynard
Kyle Maynard
Washington Speakers Bureau
Motivational Speaker, Best-Selling Author, Entrepreneur, And Award-Winning Extreme Athlete

Timothy Mazzei-Williams
Timothy Mazzei-Williams
Vizient
Senior Director Non-Clinical Services Capital and Construction Solutions

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Amy McCracken
Special Counsel

Michael McCullough
Michael McCullough
WellStar
SVP, Supply Chain

Jerry McKinney
Jerry A. McKinney
JM Consulting
Consultant

John Meirhofer
John Meirhofer
Kaiser Permanente
Principal Medical Equipment Planner

Lance Mendiola
Lance Mendiola CHSP, CHFM, CBO, MS
CHRISTUS Health
System Vice President, Facilities Management and Construction

Melissa Mercado
Melissa Mercado
Geisinger Health System
Medical Equipment Planner

Charlie Messamore
Charlie Messamore
Vizient, Inc.
Senior Consulting Director

Gary Milewski
Gary Milewski MS, CHFM, CHSP
Novant Health
Corporate Facility Compliance Manager

Sheri Mitchell
Sheri Mitchell
HKS, Inc.
Associate

John Mohan
John Mohan
Shen Milsom Wilke
Senior Associate

Josh Morita
Josh Morita
Bluegrass Business Media
Executive Vice President

Scott Mortensen
Scott Mortensen
McKay-Dee Hosptial and System Med/Surg, Intermountain Healthcare
Operations Officer

Dennis Mullins
Dennis Mullins MBA
Industry Consultant

Victoria Navarro, MBA-HCM
Victoria Navarro, MBA-HCM
Advocate Aurora Health
Director of Planning, Design and Construction

Tim Nedley
Tim Nedley
UPMC
Vice President, Materials Management

Kurt Neubek
Kurt Neubek FAIA
Page Southerland Page, Inc.
Firmwide Healthcare, Practice Leader

David Newton
David Newton
Attainia, Inc.
Director

Jon Nobles
Jon Nobles
HuntonBrady Architects
Business Development Manager

Norma Norris
Norma Norris
Chesapeake Healthcare Planning LLC
Project Manager


Gary Orton
Gary Orton
Gilbane Building Company
Vice President - Director of Healthcare

Diane Osan
Diane Osan
FKP Architects
President and Chief Executive Officer

Michelle Ostrander
Michelle Ostrander PhD
TractManager (Hayes, Inc.)
Product Manager, Medical Technology Directory

Brad Pace, RN, BSN
Brad Pace, RN, BSN RN, BSN
Mill Creek, LLC
Senior Equipment Planner

Jill Pearsall
Jill S.M. Pearsall RA, NCARB
Texas Children's Hospital
Senior Vice President

Rob Perez
Rob Perez
DV8 Kitchen
Entrepreneur and Investor in People

Steve Perry
Steve Perry
Charleston Area Medical Center
Associate Administrator Supply Chain Management

Denise Persico
Denise Persico
Hackensack Meridian Health
Director of Interior Design

Brent Petty
Brent Petty
Bluegrass Business Media
Chief Relationships Officer

Daina Pitzenberger
Daina Pitzenberger R.N.
Transwestern
Senior Vice President

Sean Poellnitz
Sean Poellnitz
Mosaic Life Care

Dan Pompa
Dan Pompa
Trinity Health
Director - Technology Sourcing

Paul Power
Paul Power
Northwell Health
Director, Safety Operations

Nathanael Price
Nathanael Price
Cleveland Clinic
Senior Director, Construction & Engineering

Michael Pukszta
Michael Pukszta
CannonDesign
Principal, Health Practice Leader

George Reed
George Reed
WakeMed Health and Hospitals
Director of Clinical Engineering

Alan Richman
Alan Richman
InnoVative Capital
Founder, President and CEO

Mark Ripple
Mark Ripple FAIA, LEED AP BD+C
Eskew+Dumez+Ripple
Principal | Director of Operations

Whit Robinson
Whit Robinson AIA
University of CA San Diego Health
Chief Administrative Officer, Facilities Capital Management and Hospital Services

Susan Rogers
Susan Rogers
People Pinnacle, LLC
CEO

Dr. Claudia Rosales
Dr. Claudia Rosales
University of Arkansas
Assistant Professor of Supply Chain Management

Larry Rubin
Larry Rubin M.Ed., CHFM, CHSP, CEM, CHC, CPE
Moffitt Cancer Center
Director Facilities Management

Mike Rush
Mike Rush
Carolinas HealthCare System
Assistant Vice President of Materials Resource Management

Tammy Russell
Tammy Russell
HealthTrust
Senior Director of Facility Infrastructure Solutions (FIS)

Josh Sandler
Josh Sandler
HealthTrust
Vice President, Strategic Sourcing and Capital Equipment Services

Robert Sanz
Robert Sanz
Wilmot Sanz
Principal

Leslie Saunders, AIA, ACHA, LEED AP
Leslie Saunders, AIA, ACHA, LEED AP
LEO A DALY
Vice President, Market Sector Leader - Healthcare

Doug Scholl
Doug Scholl
The OhioHealth Corporation
System Director, Facility Planning

Daryl Schroeder
Daryl Schroeder
Industry Expert

John Sdanowich
John G Sdanowich
Consultant
Healthcare Consultant

Spencer Seals
Spencer Seals
Cook Children's Healthcare System
Vice President, Construction and Real Estate


David Seydler
David Seydler
HealthTrust
AVP, Capital Equipment Services

Albie Shaffer
Albie Shaffer
Post Acute Medical
VP of Facilities Management

Lorcan Sheehan
Lorcan Sheehan
PerformanSC Supply Chain Ltd
CEO

Kim Shinn
Kim Shinn PE, LEED Fellow, BEMP
TLC Engineering Solutions, Inc.
Principal


Sukhjit Singh
Sukhjit Singh MHA, MPH, CHSP, CLSS-HC
New York Presbyterian Hospital
Director, Facilities Environment of Care Compliance

Kyle Skeldon
Kyle Skeldon
GWS Healthcare
VP Business Development

Clayton Smith
Clayton Smith
Moffitt Cancer Center
Senior Director, Facilities & Support Services

Dave Smith
Dave Smith
Kettering Health Network
Director of Facilities Management

Tom Smith
Tom Smith CHPA, CPP
Healthcare Security Consultants, Inc.
President

Logan Sparks
Logan Sparks
Bluegrass Business Media
Director, Provider Relationships & Education

Calvin Sproul
Calvin L Sproul Manager Wireless Technologies
Johns Hopkins Health System
Administrative Coordinator

Mike Stapf
Mike Stapf LEED AP BD+C
McCarthy Building Companies, Inc.
Vice President, Integrated Design Delivery

Dee Stephens, RN
Dee Stephens, RN
Catalyst
Clinical Expert

Brian Stepien
Brian Stepien
OhioHealth
Senior Director, Shared Services

David Stewart
David Stewart
orcutt | winslow
Principal


Cheryl Stoddard
Cheryl Stoddard
CR2 Engineering
President and CEO

Barbara Strain
Barbara Strain
Barbara Strain Consulting LLC
Principal

Bernie Sublette
Bernie Sublette CHC, ASHE
AECOM
Vice President - Healthcare Project Development

Mike Swick
Mike Swick
GWS Healthcare
VP Capital Equipment Planning

Linda Tan
Linda Tan AIA LEED AP
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Senior Architect, Facilities Planning, Design and Construction

Laureen Tanner
Laureen Katherine Tanner RN, MSN, FACHE
Ranken Jordan Pediatric Bridge Hospital
President and Chief Executive Officer

Quint Tatro
Quint Tatro
Joule Financial
Managing Director

Joshua Theodore
Joshua A. Theodore B. Arch, ACHE, EDAC
LEO A DALY
Vice President, Global Health Practice Leader

James Ticer
James Ticer CMRP
Shen Milsom & Wilke, LLC
Principal

Paul Torres
Paul Torres
Texas A&M University
Biomedical Engineering - Advisory Board Member

Jon Utech
Jon Utech
Cleveland Clinic
Senior Director, Office for a Healthy Environment

Patricia Van Holt
Patricia T. Van Holt
Advocate Aurora Health
Director of Technology Acquisition & Planning

Jim Venker
Jim Venker
Venker Consulting, LLC.
Industry Consultant

Scott Vinson
Scott Vinson
Ross & Baruzzini
Sr. Vice President & Managing Principle

Barbara Wagner
Barbara Wagner
Clark Construction Group
SVP

Barbara Wagner
Barbara Wagner
Clark Construction
Executive Vice President

Terri Wallace
Terri Wallace
Adventist Health System
Project Manager, Construction Services

Mark Webb
Mark Webb
Vizient, Inc.
Principal

B. Alan Whitson
B. Alan Whitson RPA
Corporate Realty, Design & Management Institute
President

Lisa  Williams
Lisa Gilbert Williams ACC
Lisa Williams Coaching + Consulting
Leadership Coach + Consultant

John Wood
John Wood CHC, CHFM, SASHE
Mazzetti + GBA
Senior Facility Operations Consultant