Rand leads the member value and performance team for Vizient. This team champions member engagement activities across three geographic zones as well as onboarding and implementation services. Previously, he served as MedAssets senior executive vice president and in the office of the chief executive since 2008, and as chief customer officer since 2006. He also served in the roles of chief operating officer, president of MedAssets supply chain systems and leader of the company’s sales team.

Prior to joining MedAssets, Rand was vice president of health systems supplier economics and distribution for Cardinal Health care.

Rand earned a master’s degree from Pacific Lutheran University with a triple major in finance, operations and marketing. He was a deans’ list undergraduate at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, where he earned a bachelor’s degree with concentration in nuclear physics, nuclear engineering and business law. An avid community partner, Rand has served as chairman of the board of the Meals on Wheels Association of America Foundation, vice chairman of Hire Heroes USA and vice president of The Health Careers Foundation, a non-profit organization that provides scholarships and low-interest loans to non-traditional students pursuing a degree in the healthcare field.

Rand Ballard