Theresa Brigden
Full Name
Theresa Brigden
Title
Principal
Organization
Vizient, Inc.
Speaker Bio
Theresa brings more than 30 years of experience in the construction industry, ten years which are in the healthcare industry. Prior to Principal, Theresa served as Contracts Director, Director Midwest, Executive Director, Senior Executive Director of Operations and Associate Principal for Facilities, Capital and Construction Solutions. Theresa's areas of expertise and professional skills include team leadership, construction management, program management and project management in the healthcare and construction industry. Theresa has advanced understanding of capital equipment, design and construction best practices, metrics and technology. As program co-founder, she was integral in the creation and development of Vizient Facilities, Capital & Construction Solutions. As leader of operations, Theresa developed a robust process in validation reporting and metrics in this space. Prior to joining Vizient, Theresa spent more than 20 years in construction management, project management and contract administration with S.M Wilson, Clayco Construction and Sverdrup (now Jacobs Engineering). She has served on local National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) and Associated General Contractors (AGC) chapters, the National Board of Directors for the Architectural, Capital Equipment and Engineering (ACE) and is an active member of American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE). Theresa has the LEED, A. P. (Accredited Professional) accreditation from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).