Taylor White is group senior vice president for Vizient® and leads external market strategies to enable growth and help support an exceptional member experience. Specific areas of responsibility include marketing and strategic communications; business and corporate strategy; solution architecture; and corporate development.
Prior to this, White led Vizient corporate strategy and development, which encompassed enterprise partnerships, M&A transactions and the company’s strategic planning process. He also oversaw implementation of strategic initiatives, including the successful integration of Vizient following the merger of University HealthSystem Consortium, VHA and Novation in 2015 and the acquisition of MedAssets’ SCM and Sg2 businesses in 2016.
White joined VHA in 2000 and held several leadership roles related to strategy and business development. Under his direction, the VHA SupplyNetworks™ business grew to include over 70% of VHA members with over $8 billion in total member spend. He also evolved the company’s solution management function, driving efficiency and effectiveness internally and externally.
Before VHA, White worked as a consultant for Arthur Andersen, focused on cost reduction for health system clients in the areas of clinical resource management and supply chain management. Prior to that, he served as an assistant vice president for High Plains Baptist Health System in Amarillo, Texas, leading their performance improvement efforts. White started his career with Coopers and Lybrand in Dallas.
He earned his bachelor's degree in accounting from Texas A&M University and a master's in health care administration from Trinity University in San Antonio.
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