Channel Partnership Council

The Channel Partnership Council provides an opportunity for manufacturer and distributor members to network with partners while also delivering guidance on industry pain points that drive HIDA resources and initiatives.

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Council Resources

Council Co-Chairs:

Russ Hicks
Vice President, Strategic Sourcing - Medical National Brands, Cardinal Health

Christine Skok
Senior Director, National Accounts Distribution, PDI

Council Members

Cheryl Abernathy
Director - Marketing
Sempermed USA
Matt Boarman
Homecare and Managed Care,  Team Leader
First Quality Products
Stephanie Bohrer
Business Unit Director
Graham Medical
Irfan Buddha
Senior Director of Strategic Initiatives
Henry Schein
Jim Burns
Regional Sales Manager - National Accounts Healthcare
HD Supply Facilities Maintenance
Tim Cogan
Corporate Acct Director-Channel Mgmt
Eric Cohen
Channel Marketing Director
Essity HMS North America
Steve Dennison
Director of Vendor Relations
Independent Medical Co-op, Inc.
Janis Dezso
Vice President, Sales & Marketing
Symmetry Surgical
Kerry Dunbar
Corporate Account Director
DJO, Inc.
Russ Hicks
Vice President, Strategic Sourcing - Medical National Brands
Cardinal Health
Brenda Highley
Director, Distribution Partners
Beckman Coulter
Charlie Jordan
VP Channel Operations & Programs
Cardinal Health
Scott Koehler
Director, Distribution Services
B. Braun Medical
Michael Leva
Sales Executive/Vendor Relations
Claflin Company
Jill Maciag
Channel Development Manager
Ansell Healthcare
William Manley
Director of Supply Chain
VaxServe, Inc.
Marty Martter
Operating Vice President, Strategic Supplier Programs
Owens & Minor
Enid Oquendo
Sr. Director, Strategic Partner Integration
Concordance Healthcare Solutions
Jonathan Overbey
Corporate Alliances and Channel Management
Sekisui Diagnostics
Cristopher Pellegrino
Director of Distributor Relations & Market Development
Laura Reline
Vice President, Supplier Management
NDC, Inc.
Erik Ringberg
VP, Category Management
McKesson Medical-Surgical
Christine Skok
Senior Director National Accounts Distribution
Sheila Thornburg
Vice President Health & Nutrition Services
Ben E. Keith Company
David York
Vice President, Vendor Relations
Bill Zucker
Finance Manager, Distribution

Questions? Contact HIDA:

David Forbes, MBA»

Program Director for the Healthcare Supply Chain Collaborative
HIDA, 703-838-6110