Program Services Manager, Vizient
Mellissa Nguyen is the Environmentally Preferred Sourcing program manager at Vizient with over 8 years of healthcare supply chain experience. At Vizient, a few aspects of her role includes developing and maintaining supplier relationships and contract negotiations, managing the IT aspects of collecting and reporting environmental attributes, and development and implementation of environmentally preferred standards across all categories. Mellissa has a BSBA in Information Systems with minors in Math and Chemistry, MA in International Trade Policy, and an MBA with a focus in environmental sustainability. She served in the United States Peace Corps in Vanuatu, where she witnessed environmental degradation of the coral reefs and the destruction of self-sufficiency among the local people.
This session is for innovative projects that are ready to be LAUNCHED, JOINED, EXPANDED, or REPLICATED! Presenters give an overview of new and innovative projects that advance sustainable purchasing. Attendees claim a seat at a roundtable with a topic of interest to them. Topics are repeated twice. Read more here about what to expect from … read more >>