Full Name
Mark Welch MHA
Senior Vice President, Supply Chain
Novant Health
Speaker Bio
Mark Welch is the Supply Chain Senior Vice President, CSCO for Novant Health. Mark began his career at Novant in 2005 as the leader of Supply Chain operations. Since then, he has served as the Vice President of the Novant Health Logistics Center, as well as Vice President of the Strategic Sourcing. He was selected as the Senior Vice President of Novant Health Supply Chain in 2015 to oversee $1.2 Billion non-labor spend. Mark leads supply chain logistics, operations, supply chain diversity and inclusion, procurement, sourcing and clinical supply chain engagement. In addition, Mark currently serves as supply chain chair for the MNS Network LLC, a collaboration of three large integrated networks working together to reduce supply chain cost by leveraging volumes, spend and experience.
Under his direction Novant Health Supply Chain has become a trusted partner and advisor to its physicians, clinicians and business leaders in delivering world class care, exceptional outcomes and a remarkable patient experience by delivering the right device, consumables, service or technology to the right place, at the right time, for the right value.
Mark also served as Executive Chair for Vizient’s Largest Integrated Supply Chain Network, which advises Vizient’s executive team on programs, process and strategy needs for success.
Mark has been in the hospital industry since 1995. Prior to Novant Health, Mark worked as an Administration Officer for a community hospital in West Virginia, with operational responsibilities for Radiology, Ancillary Services, as well as Supply Chain. Prior to entering the healthcare industry, he was an owner-operator of a successful construction company in Ohio.
Mark earned his Business of Administration degree from the Ohio State University. He also holds a Master’s degree in Healthcare Administration from Pfeiffer University.
Mark Welch