Full Name
David Davis
Vice President of Supply Chain
VCU Health
Speaker Bio
David Davis, MBA, CMRP, joined VCUHS in August 2022 as the Vice President of Supply Chain. David is responsible for the strategic direction, daily execution, and overall organizational leadership of supply chain processes and operations. The position will oversee system-wide supply chain operations and inventory, value analysis and strategic sourcing, analytics and procurement, clinical engineering, and supplier diversity.

Reporting to the chief financial officer for VCU Health, David will be responsible for establishing a cohesive enterprise-wide supply chain vision and strategy, creating an environment of sustainable cost reduction for supplies, equipment, and services procured, and improving the quality and service of our suppliers.

He will focus on key areas including strategic planning, improved supply processes, evaluation and direction of value analysis, contract negotiation processes, assessing and modernizing our use of current systems and technology, and promoting an environment of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

David has more than 20 years of experience in supply chain management with skills in project management, cost reduction initiatives, supplier relationships, and lean methodology. He comes to VCU Health from UC Health, where he has served in multiple leadership positions since 2011.

Most recently, as the director of supply chain operations at the University of Colorado Hospital, UC Health’s largest facility in Aurora, Colorado, he led several process improvement projects including the transition of a new inventory management system which led to a 5% reduction in inventory per department.

David is a founding member of the Colorado Association for Healthcare Resource and Materials Management and currently serves as treasurer. He was appointed to a three-year term on the Vizient Supplier Diversity Advisory Council through 2025 and serves as the UC Health Supplier Diversity Committee Chair. He holds a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification from the University of Colorado Health and is a Certified Materials and Resource Professional by the American Hospital Association.

He received a Master’s in Business Administration/Healthcare Administration from Columbia Southern University in Orange Beach, Alabama, and a Bachelor of Science in Education from Baylor University in Waco, Texas.
David Davis